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Audio in Media

    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.

    • + Curriculum »

      Term One: Audio 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 Two: 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 Three: Final Practicum

      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

      • + Tuition Information »

        Please contact our administration office for tuition details.

        Mid-Ocean School of Media Arts is a registered Private Vocational Institution under The Private Vocational Institutions Act; as such, students are eligible for funding options to assist with their educational training. Please contact our admissions office if you require assistance or have questions regarding financial planning.

        • + Scholarships & Awards »

          Over the years MOSMA has gained valuable feedback from our industry with specific regard to the minimal number of Aboriginal audio professionals in Canada. In an effort to improve this presence, MOSMA has introduced the Aboriginal AIM Scholarship; for successful applicants, this scholarship offers a significant award towards tuition for the Audio in Media diploma programme. Our aim is to encourage creative individuals to nourish their talents and begin their careers in vibrant and challenging industry. In addition, MOSMA has begun collaboration with various Aboriginal organizations with a specific focus on providing experience, exposure, and further skill development to our Aboriginal grads after completing the programme.

          We have confidence that this scholarship along with our continued collaboration with supporting organizations, will help realize our goal in fostering a strong presence of Aboriginal professionals within the Audio Production Industry in Manitoba and across Canada.

          To receive more information about the Aboriginal AIM Scholarship, please contact us