Creative Sound Engineering is an evening class designed for those aspiring to work as a sound engineer or technician. Explore the technical and creative aspects of the industry in Edinburgh College’s state-of-the-art facilities as you are taught by highly qualified and experienced sound engineers.
Discover the basics of a sound studio as you develop skills in studio techniques and record live bands in a professional atmosphere. Immerse yourself in the music industry and learn what it takes to be successful in this competitive and innovative industry. You will learn how to record your own music to a professional standard on industry software and experiment with sound production. Work completed in this class will contribute to your personal portfolio which can be used when applying for jobs or further study of sound engineering at a higher level.
- Signal flow
- Microphone theory
- Recording techniques and production values
- Mixing techniques
- Dynamics EQ and effects
- No formal entry requirements but an interest in music and a basic understanding of using a computer are essential
English Proficiency Requirements
- A basic grasp of the English language is recommended
Progression And Articulation Routes
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- Sound Production NC Level 5 and Level 6 taught at Edinburgh College
- Sound Production HND taught at Edinburgh College
- Sound Engineer
- Sound Technician
1 evening per week (3 hours) for 10 weeks
Course Cost And Funding Options
Fee: £306 Sighthill evening (year 1)
Ruairidh Saunders started Edinburgh College after having a difficult time at high school. He studies for five years and complete his College education with a first-class honours degree. Ruairidh now travels the world as a musician on cruise ships. We caught up with him to get an insight into how Edinburgh College helped him achieve his dream:
“Studying at Edinburgh College gave me the confidence and courage to be ambitious with my musical goals and I am forever grateful to the staff for their knowledge and guidance.”
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