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Media, Music & Sound Production

Creative Sound Engineering

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Evening

Duration 7 weeks

Start date Oct 2022

Cost £156
(see funding options)

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Course overview

Have you ever wanted to improve your recording, mixing and mastering skills? Are you finding your productions are lacking that professional edge? Well at Edinburgh College, we may have the very class that can help you take your work to the next level.

The creative sound engineering course is delivered at our Sighthill campus in our full Audient/Neve studio.  You will explore recording techniques for a range of different instruments and contexts, audio editing, production techniques, signal flow, mixing and mastering.  Upon completion of the course, you just feel comfortable with the basic operation of a professional recording studio. 

What you will learn

  • Microphone theory
  • Recording techniques
  • Editing Techniques
  • How to use EQ
  • How to use Compression
  • Reverb and Delay Techniques
  • How to add colour to your mix
  • How to make a master suitable for release

Number of days per week

  • 1 evening per week (3 hours) for 10 weeks 

Entry requirements

  • 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

  • Sound Production NC Level 5 and Level 6 taught at Edinburgh College 
  • Sound Production HND taught at Edinburgh College 

Career options

  • Sound Engineer 
  • Mix Engineer
  • Sound Technician 

 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration Cost
Sighthill Campus Evening 25/10/22 7 Weeks £156

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