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Sound Production

Forth Valley College

Venues

Stirling Campus

Content

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.

Content:
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

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Creative Industries

SCQF Level

8

Career Area

Performing Arts

Career Sectors

Arts Administration

Community Arts

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