Edinburgh College Banner

Media, Music & Sound Production

Access to Sound Production and Music Business

Campus Milton Road Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 4

Study mode Full time

Duration 20 weeks

Start date Jan 2023

Course enquiry form

Note your interest for this course.
Enter your full name
Enter your email address
This form collects your name and email address so we can contact you with pre-application information on future courses including application deadlines, campus open days and course information. Read our privacy notice to find out how we collect, store and use your data (and for information on withdrawing your consent).

Course overview

This course provides an excellent introduction to studying sound production and music business at Edinburgh College.

You will learn both creative and technical processes in sound production including composition, MIDI sequencing, editing, arranging and mixing. In addition to this, you will learn about a range of job roles and organisations in the music industry, methods for promotion and distribution, branding and marketing.

The course is taught by lecturers with years of experience working in the music industry at our sector-leading facilities at our Milton Road campus. 

Collaboration is at the core of the creative industries and our curriculum, and the structure of the course is mainly practical and project-based focusing on real industry examples and practices.

What you will learn

  • You will gain skills in recording, editing and mixing audio as well as composing and sequencing MIDI. As well as basic marketing and promotion skills.

How the course is assessed

  • The course is mainly project based. You will be assessed continuously through a range of project and portfolio work.

Number of days per week

  • 2 days per week

Entry requirements

  • A basic understanding of sound production.

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Sound Production (SCQF 5)

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Milton Road Campus Full time 23/01/23 20 Weeks

You may also be interested in these courses

Media, Music & Sound Production

Digital Media Editing NPA 5 (SCP)

THIS COURSE IS FOR S5 & S6 PUPILS WHO ARE STILL AT SCHOOLThis part-time course is part of the Schools College Partnershi...

Read more and apply

Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification
SCQF Level 5

Study mode
Part time

Duration
39 weeks

Media, Music & Sound Production

Film and Media NPA (SCP)

THIS COURSE IS FOR S5 & S6 PUPILS WHO ARE STILL AT SCHOOL This course is aimed at S5 and S6 pupils who have an interest ...

Read more and apply

Campus
Milton Road Campus

Qualification
SCQF Level 6

Study mode
Part time

Duration
39 weeks

Media, Music & Sound Production

Music Business NPA and Sound Production: Recording NPA (SCP)

THIS COURSE IS FOR S5 & S6 PUPILS WHO ARE STILL AT SCHOOL This course will provide an introduction to working in the are...

Read more and apply

Campus
Milton Road Campus

Qualification
SCQF Level 6

Study mode
Part time

Duration
41 weeks

Media, Music & Sound Production

Audio Production BA(Hons)

Our BA (Hons) top-up degree, validated by Kingston University London, is delivered over one year, as opposed to the two ...

Read more and apply

Campus
Milton Road Campus

Qualification
SCQF Level 10

Study mode
Full time

Duration
41 weeks

Media, Music & Sound Production

Audio Visual Production Level 6

This Higher level course is for anyone who is interested in working on the production side of digital media. You should ...

Read more and apply

Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification
SCQF Level 6

Study mode
Full time

Duration
41 weeks

Media, Music & Sound Production

Audio Visual Technology HND

Audio Visual Technology HND is a unique course designed to teach you about the dynamic and cutting-edge developments wit...

Read more and apply

Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification
SCQF Level 8

Study mode
Full time

Duration
41 weeks

Media, Music & Sound Production

Creative Industries:Television (with Multi-Camera Operation) HND

The television industry is ever-changing; not only in the technology of production and distribution but also in content ...

Read more and apply

Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification
SCQF Level 8

Study mode
Full time

Duration
41 weeks