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Bachelor of Creative Technology (Audio Engineering & Sound Production), BA

JMC Academy, Australia . Cricos: 01259J

JMC Academy

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
BAFull-time6 trimesterFebruary, June, SeptemberAUD 9000 per trimesterAUD 10600 per trimester

About Bachelor of Creative Technology (Audio Engineering & Sound Production), BA - at JMC Academy

Audio Engineering + Sound Production is a hands-on production-based course that is directly in sync with the audio industry. It explores the fundamentals of sound and music production, the operation of both studio and live sound equipment, and event audio production.

You will gain the core skills you need to pursue a career in the audio industry, have the chance to collaborate with your peers, build your portfolio and practical experience, and be mentored by well-connected industry professionals in Australia's leading, award-winning audio engineering course.

We take audio seriously at JMC, with studios full of the best tech in the trade including high-end equipment and recording studios, fitted with 5.1 surround sound and all the latest gear, including: Consoles: SSL Duality 48 Channel, Avid C24 console: Pro Tools HD, HDX converters Mics: Neumann U87, FET 47, U89, Royer 121, AKG C414 Plugins: Universal Audio Plugin Suite, Waves Mercury Bundle Outboard: Avalon 2022, Universal Audio 2x610, Empirical Labs Distressors, DBX 160a, AKG-c414.

Explore acoustic design, audio electronics and music production and how this can be applied to mixed media such as TV, film and games with a Bachelor degree. Use highly sophisticated equipment and recording studios fitted with 5.1 surround sound and all the latest gear, including: SSL Duality 48 Channel consoles, Pro Tools HD DAWs, Neuman and Moyer mics, outboards and lab distressors.

Master post-production, surround sound and large-scale live sound systems, develop an area of specialisation, and create a tailored showreel designed to kick-start your career in the industry.

Notes about fees for this course

Domestic: 8,600 AUD per trimester

International: 9,800 AUD per trimester

Entry requirements

Proof of English proficiency: minimum IELTS 6.0 overall (with no single band score below 5.5) or equivalent.

Evidence of successful completion of a senior Secondary School certificate (transcripts and certificate must be translated and certified).

Attend an interview in person or over skype.

You must be at least 17 years of age on commencement of studies. Applicants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian in Australia. In some cases JMC Academy can assist in making suitable welfare arrangements.

Contemporary Music applicants must undertake an audition. Audition videos/online links are accepted for applicants living overseas or interstate.

Songwriting applicants may undertake an audition OR submit a folio. The folio can consist of song lyrics, charts, recorded original songs or other relevant items as discussed with the admissions officer.

Animation, Games and Digital Design applicants are required to prepare a portfolio of sample work/drawings.

Applications will be accepted until 2 weeks before the course commences, but please note that visa applications can take considerably longer than two weeks to process. Please contact the Australian Embassy in your home country for recommended timeframes for processing your visa application.

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