SCQF Level 5
Music & Sound Production

Course Overview
So you have a basic understanding of the recording process and wish to take it further. You already understand how to capture a sound, record it, mix and master to a basic level/  You may have attended one of our courses or have dabbled at home.

Now you want to take it to the next level!  Advance Sound Engineering will give you the skills to take your mixes to the next level.  Giving you tried and tested methods used daily by your lecturer, an experienced producer and mix engineer.  Who better to learn from than someone who is working in the industry every day, right now!

What You Will Learn

You will take a professionally produced song and mix and master from start to finish. Taking a much more in-depth and professional approach, you will cover such topics as:


  • Advanced Mic Techniques
  • Production Values and Techniques
  • Advanced Editing Techniques
  • Routing Analogue Hardware
  • Analogue Mixing and Mastering
  • High-End Outboard Techniques
  • Advanced Dynamic and Harmonic Mixing Techniques
  • Preparing your work for commercial release


All this and the opportunity to work with and question an experienced engineer.


Whether you are looking to improve your work at home or start your journey into full-time education, this course has something for everyone who wants to progress!

Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
  • 1 Evening
Course Cost And Funding Options
Start Date(s)


This course will start on…
  • 23/01/2020
End Date(s)


This course will end on...
  • 30/04/2020
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Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation

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Music staff profiles

Edinburgh College's Music Department is fortunate to have a large and diverse Staff group, each one of whom has extensive experience of working in the industry.

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