12 months full time
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Enrol in Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Music Industry (Music Production) and learn specialist skills for sound production. A qualification and real industry experience will help you stand out of the crowd in the competitive music industry. Australia’s songwriting industry is worth almost $400 million a year. Melbourne, with its dynamic and exciting music scene, is the perfect place to turn your passion for sound into a harmonious and fulfilling career.
Students of our Diploma of Music Industry (Music Production) will analyse the works of other musicians and explore writing and producing their own music and sound designs. Acquire skills in sound synthesis, composition and arrangement, along with recording, mixing and live sound. You will work in state-of-the-art recording and live-performance facilities that use both analogue and digital technologies. Melbourne Polytechnic’s sound studios are equipped with Pro Tools and Ableton Live. This industry-standard software will allow you to produce electronic music and sounds for commercial release, live performance, theatre, film and television. Melbourne Polytechnic is an Avid Training Provider, giving you the opportunity to become a Pro Tools Certified Operator
Graduates of Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Music Industry (Music Production), will have developed an excellent understanding of compositional techniques using electronic media and an understanding of recording, editing and mixing. You may find work as a music producer, electronic music artist, sound designer, music composer and arranger, music and sound editor, DJ, audio engineer or live recording engineer.
I have to say the program exceeded my expectations in all aspects. Everything is very practical. You end up with finished products that you can actually upload and share. Just doing that with the support of the teachers and within the program really helped me build my own skills and made me more confident.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|BSBCRT501||ORIGINATE AND DEVELOP CONCEPTS||Core||30|
|CUACMP501||MANAGE COPYRIGHT ARRANGEMENTS||Core||20|
|CUAIND402||PROVIDE FREELANCE SERVICES||Core||30|
|CUAMCP401||DEVELOP TECHNIQUES FOR ARRANGING MUSIC||Elective||45|
|CUAMCP402||DEVELOP TECHNIQUES FOR COMPOSING MUSIC||Elective||35|
|CUAMCP501||COMPOSE MUSIC USING ELECTRONIC MEDIA||Elective||60|
|CUAMLT501||REFINE AURAL PERCEPTION SKILLS||Elective||60|
|CUAMPF408||DEVELOP PERFORMANCE TECHNIQUES ON A SECOND INSTRUMENT||Elective||40|
|CUAMPF502||INCORPORATE INTERACTIVE TECHNOLOGY INTO PERFORMANCE||Elective||60|
|CUAPPR501||REALISE A BODY OF CREATIVE WORK||Elective||80|
|CUAPPR505||ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN SAFE CREATIVE PRACTICE||Core||30|
|CUAPPR606||EXTEND EXPERTISE IN A SPECIALISED ART FORM TO PROFESSIONAL LEVEL||Elective||80|
|CUASOU401||MIX LIVE AUDIO||Elective||140|
|CUASOU409||MIXED RECORDED MUSIC||Elective||50|
|CUASOU504||PRODUCE SOUND RECORDINGS||Elective||100|
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
For detailed information download our course information bookletDownload
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|Government subsidised fee||Non-subsidised fee|
|Maximum annual amenities||$250||$250|
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.
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Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.
Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 19 November 2020. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.
After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment.
The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.
Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.
Amenities must be paid each academic year you are enrolled.
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We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.
The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.
It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment. Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend of our Skills and Job Centres, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.
For Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, you may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Read more about them here.
If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.
To enrol in this course you are asked to attend an interview and folio presentation with one of our Creative Arts staff to ensure that this is the right course for you.
When we receive your application, the International Office will be in contact with you shortly to discuss your application and provide you additional instructions.
If you'd like to speak to one of our International Office staff directly, call +61 3 9269 8400
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