Sound Production

New College Lanarkshire


Cumbernauld Campus, Coatbridge Campus


You will learn the essential practical and theoretical skills necessary to work within the Sound Production industry. You will study the advanced usage of microphones and other hardware in various contexts as well as DAW functionality using industry standard software such as Pro Tools and Ableton Live. By conducting your own recording sessions under supervision from your lecturers, you will explore advanced practical audio editing skills that are used for both TV and Film and Game design, as well as evolving your ability to create simple song arrangements and productions within a music context and mixing in 5.1 surround sound format. You’ll also further develop your skills in the much required use of game audio.

In addition to this, you’ll also build on your knowledge around Sound for Live Events where you’ll have access to various live performance spaces further developing your critical listening skills using a range of analogue and digital mixing desks, PA systems and microphone arrays.

Throughout the course you will develop an advanced understanding of the professional skills, work habits, and attitudes expected by the Music and Sound Production industry. This will include client interaction, working in teams, delivering high quality work to tight deadlines and decision making.

You’ll also be encouraged to work with students from other disciplines including Music, Music Business and Film and TV collaborating on projects that will introduce you to working in real-life situations.

Entry Requirements

HNC Sound Production. Candidates who obtained their HNC from other institutions are also welcome to apply.

Progression Routes

BA Sound Production at North Lanarkshire College

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sound Production

SCQF Level