What will I learn?

The Diploma in Music and Audio Technology program offers a very distinctive and yet, a collaborative curriculum that approaches the art of creating sound and music, by combining problem solving methodology with improvisation. This unique combination allows students to get accustomed to industry standard production technologies and workflows. It opens the door to a variety of career options and opportunities as recording engineer, live sound engineer, arts and media promoter / manager, music publisher / producer / composer, songwriter, music arranger / educator in recording studios, game development companies, advertising agencies, broadcasting corporations and Internet / new media companies that require music and audio as part of their operations. They may join local or overseas universities for further studies in the areas of: Keele University (UK), Lincoln University (UK), University of Queensland (AU), Queensland University of Technology (AU), Griffith University (AU), Hong Kong Institute of Education (HK), California Arts (USA), Berklee College of Music (USA), Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (USA), Full Sail University (USA), Yong Siew Toh Conservatory (SG).

Which department am I in?

School of Digital Media and Infocomm Technology

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
SG$9,050.00 (4,94,265) per year
Total Fee payable for student who accepts tuition grant/year: S$ 9,211.11; Total Fee payable for student who rejects/ not eligible for tuition grant/year: S$ 26,226.21
Start date

Expected October 2021

Venue

School of Digital Media and Infocomm Technology

Singapore Polytechnic,

500 Dover Road,

139651, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must have obtained the following qualification: GCE 'O' Levels, relevant Institute of Technical Education Higher NITEC (ITC/CBS) qualifications, or relevant Institute of Technical Education NITEC (NTC2) qualifications (with minimum GCE 'N' Level qualifications). A 'B' average overall would be minimally sufficient for candidates to make a competitive application. those from Integrated Programme (IP) Schools in Singapore who have completed the equivalent of Sec 4 as well as those who have graduated from IP schools can be considered for admission; eligibility is similar to GCE 'O' level; for those who have completed the International Baccalaureate Diploma, the entry requirements are minimum Grade 4 for English (1st Lang) except for Creative Writing for Television and New Media and Media and Communication courses where a Grade 5 (1st Lang) is required, minimum Grade 5 for Mathematics, minimum Grade 5 for relevant subject, overall aggregate should be at least 22 (based on 5 subjects including English, Mathematics and relevant subject); or equivalent qualification. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Singapore. Also they must fulfill the following English language requirements: TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based); or IELTS (International English Language Testing System - overall minimum 6.0; for China qualifications 6.0 is also required for reading and speaking components), or passes English language entrance test.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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