Sound Production (Level 6)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


The NC sound production course will develop your skills in audio technology. On successful completion of the NC, you will be introduced to a wide array of areas within the world of sound

You will record music using microphones and line input devices, then transfer this audio to a Digital Audio Workstation to arrange, edit and mix into a song. You will learn how to utilise MIDI, so you can compose music, using the computer as your orchestra. You will learn how to install and use a live sound system, in order to reinforce music and speech. Underpinning all of this is the development of your core skills in a creative environment and the fundamental knowledge underpinning all of the areas of the world of sound.

Subjects include:
Recording; Live Sound; MIDI Sequencing; Audio Editing; Signal Path; Remixing; Music Business; Music Appreciation; Music Promotion; Radio Programming.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5. English, Computing Science, Music or Physics is preferred. Or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview.

Progression Routes

HND Sound Production

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sound Production

SCQF Level