Sound Production (Level 6)

Edinburgh College


Milton Road Campus


Sound Production NC level 6, delivered at our sector-leading facilities in CRE:8 at our Milton Road campus is an innovative course designed to develop your creative and technical knowledge and skills in all areas of sound production with a particular focus on enabling progressing onto our flagship HND Sound Production programme. You will explore all areas of sound production including recording and production, audio for multi-media, sound design, live sound, electronic music, post-production, and technical support areas of sound engineering. You will learn the essentials of sound production including setting up the studio for a recording session, microphone placement, multitrack recording and mixing as well as a creative production techniques.

You will learn how to use professional music software and develop diverse skills. You will be taught by highly qualified, industry accredited lecturers and learn about all aspects of the music and sound production industry. The course prepares you for further study of music and sound production at a higher level and has excellent progression opportunities. Through these intermediate classes, you will gain an understanding of what it takes to progress onto the HND in Sound Production towards a rewarding career in this competitive industry. You will engage in studio practice and professional practice in recording, mixing, live sound, sound design, and audio engineering.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5 preferably including Computing Science, Media or Music. Interview and portfolio of your work.

Progression Routes

HNC Sound Production

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Music and Sound Production

SCQF Level