Sound Production

Forth Valley College


Stirling Campus


This exciting course will develop knowledge and skills in sound production with the aim of preparing students for progression to University and/or a wide range of careers including recording studio engineering, music production, live sound and audio post production.

In the state-of-the-art facilities, learners will develop a solid 'hands on' understanding of the latest digital technologies, as well as industry standard analogue classics, giving students the opportunity to become skilled in a wide range of current sound production practices and techniques.

Audio Skills; Digital Audio Workstations; Recording and Mixing; Sound for Live Events; Skills for Business; Audio Post Production: An Introduction; Audio Systems Integtration; Digital Distribution; Game Audio; Skills for Mastering and Final Format Production; Digital Audio Workstations; Spatial Recording and Reproduction; Professional Development Project; Independent Studio Project; Location Recording; an optional unit.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including English and/or Computing Science, Music or Physics; or Foundation Apprenticeship Creative and Digital Media plus 1 Higher, preferably in Music, Music Technology or Physics; or NC Sound Production; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6; interview.

Progression Routes

Year 3 of a Sound Production or Music Technology related degree, through the college's articulation links.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Creative Industries

SCQF Level


Career Area

Performing Arts

Career Sectors

Arts Administration

Community Arts

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