Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)

United POP

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0101972

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


Combine composition with sound engineering and master the diverse range of challenges in modern music production. The mixture of music theory and hands- on studio experience in our state of the art studios and labs will bring your ideas to life. The music business units will help you understand the industry better and empower you to leave your mark on it.

Start your career as - Audio Engineer, Live Engineer, Studio Engineer, Recording Engineer, Sound Designer, Music Editor, Music Producer, Mastering Engineer and more.

First trimester:


  • Establish and maintain safe creative practice
  • Compose music using electronic media
  • Compose music for screen
  • Develop techniques for arranging music
  • Originate and develop concepts

Second trimester:


  • Record sound
  • Produce sound recordings
  • Edit sound
  • Mix recorded music
  • Create a final sound balance

Third trimester:


  • Develop sound designs
  • Implement sound designs
  • Provide freelance services
  • Develop artists and repertoire
  • Manage artists and their careers
  • Manage copyright arrangements

Fourth trimester:


  • Incubating an idea and developing it for industry
  • Being proactive in an evolving digital arena
  • Presenting your creative vision to industry and beyond

Fifth trimester:


  • Managing and producing a score for a short film to industry standards
  • Managing and producing musical recordings to industry standards

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
31,965 Per Year
Read moreTotal Course Fee: 31,965. Students can choose to pay the total course fee upfront (100%) or via monthly installments. ​ The following payment is required upon acceptance of a letter of offer: Total 1,500
Expected May 2023
Expected Sep 2023
84 weeks
Self study / online (with attendance)
United POP
Level 8, 350 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

This course is available to international students who are able to provide evidence that they:

  • have completed year 12 or equivalent
  • are over the age of 18

English proficiency requirements:

  • a valid IELTS score of 5.5 or other minimum test scores


United POP
Level 8, 350 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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