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Sound Production

Fife College

Venues

Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus

Content

Sound production is an exciting career combining science, technology, engineering and creativity. Sound is arguably the most important production component in music, film, television, radio and the computer, media and games industries. To be successful in the world of sound production you need a broad range of creative technology knowledge and skills which we will help you develop.

You will study: Sound engineering and production; Digital audio workstations including Ableton and Pro-Tools; Audio signal path: from input to output and how to get the best results; Sound design; Digital DJ skills; Creative projects; Introduction to the UK music industry; Appreciation of music; Music remixing; Synthesis and sampling.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5, preferably including English and Music or Music Technology; or 4 subjects at National 4 including English and preferably Music, Music Technology, Art and Design or a science subject; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview and skills test.

Progression Routes

HND Sound Production

Start Date

September

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Creative Industries

SCQF Level

6

Website

www.fife.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Advertising, Marketing and PR

Journalism

Media and Broadcasting

Publishing and Writing