Creative Sound Engineering

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


Have you ever wanted to improve your recording, mixing and mastering skills? Are you finding your productions are lacking that professional edge? Well at Edinburgh College, we may have the very class that can help you take your work to the next level.

The creative sound engineering course is delivered at our Sighthill campus in our full Audient/Neve studio. You will explore recording techniques for a range of different instruments and contexts, audio editing, production techniques, signal flow, mixing and mastering. Upon completion of the course, you just feel comfortable with the basic operation of a professional recording studio.

Course includes:

Microphone theory; Recording techniques; Editing techniques; How to use EQ; How to use compression; Reverb and delay techniques; How to add colour to your mix; How to make a master suitable for release.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements but an interest in music and a basic understanding of using a computer are essential.

Progression Routes

Full time sound production course

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

10 weeks


Media, Music and Sound Production

SCQF Level