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Audio in Media

  • Programme Length: 24 Weeks (750 Hours)
  • Class Times: Monday to Friday 9:30am - 3:00pm (Labs 3:00pm - 5:00pm)
  • Class Size: 15 students
  • Textbook: Audio in Media 10th Edition by Stanley R. Alten
  • Qualification Awarded on Completion: Diploma
  • Tuition: $10,700.00 CAD all inclusive
  • Application Requirements: See School Admissions
  • Starting Dates: See Start Dates
    Overview »

    The Audio in Media programme is designed to give students the necessary theoretical and practical training to enter the Audio Production Industry. Our full-time diploma programme trains students in the main fields of audio; Music Production, Live Sound Reinforcement, Radio Production and Sound for Visual Media.

    Guided through a strong curriculum developed over 20 years by an experienced faculty; students gain hands-on experience in professional studios equipped with the latest industry equipment and software, they participate in a variety of development workshops, have the opportunity to collaborate with numerous musicians, producers, and engineers, and are mentored by industry professionals.

    • + Term 1: Audio Production Concepts & Technology »

      This term equips students with a solid understanding of the tools necessary to capture quality sound moving forward to Term Two for advanced training in each branch of audio production.

      • Acoustics & Psychoacoustics
      • Sound Transmission & the Recording Space
      • Signal Flow & the Recording Chain
      • Mixers, Consoles, Control Surfaces & Signal Routing
      • Technical Ear Training
      • Recording Media - Analogue Recording & the Analogue to Digital Conversion
      • Microphones & Microphone Techniques
      • Instrument Recording Workshops
      • Signal Processors - Equalisers, Variable Gain Amplifiers, Reverb & Delay
      • Digital Audio Workstations
      • Audio Production Software Applications - Pro Tools, Reason, Logic & Wwise
      • Synthesis, Samplers & Virtual Instruments
      • MIDI

      • + Term 2: Industry Mentorships »

        Students will move into Audio Production Mentorships gaining advanced training and valuable insight from professionals in the industry through mentorship. Students will take their general knowledge of concepts & technology previously learned and apply them to more specialized fields of audio production. Mentors will guide students through their area of expertise practicing current techniques and critique of projects.

        • Music Production
        • Sound for Picture I: Location Sound
        • Sound for Picture II: Post-Production & Sound Design
        • Radio Production
        • [Sound for Interactive Media]
        • Live Sound Reinforcement

        • + Term 3: Final Practicums »

          Students will focus their final practicum on three projects of audio production branches in which they will conduct more demanding projects, each to be evaluated. In the final week of the programme, industry lecturers will guide students in portfolio development and career planning.

          • Music Production
          • Sound for Picture
          • Radio Production
          • [Sound for Interactive Media]
          • Mastering and Portfolio Development
          • Career Planning Strategies