The Audio Engineering and Music Production Diploma gives you all the knowledge you’d need to pursue a career in the audio and music industry. It covers all the fundamentals required to successfully carry yourself in professional audio and music production facilities around the world. It is the perfect start to your career pursuit as a music producer and audio engineer. If you wish to further your education, this Diploma also leads directly to a Bachelor Degree programme.

Develop your professional skills and know-how in the area of audio technology. Use entrepreneurial knowledge and musical basics in the planning and execution of music productions and realize your concepts from the initial idea all the way to the CD.

In order to achieve the diploma degree you have to successfully accomplish the following certificate courses. Each course has a duration of 6 month (1 semester). Modules which do not build on one another can also be taken in parallel. It is therefore possible to complete the diploma program either in 6 semesters (regular study time) or in 3 semesters (intense study time).

  • Project planning & project management
  • Carrying out audio productions
  • Sound, acoustic & post-production techniques
  • Basics in music theory & sound design
  • Contracts & copyright law in the music industry

Program details

6 semester  (36 months);  3 semester (18 months)
Available start dates
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Bachelor Pathway in cooperation with University Of West London *

Graduates, who have passed the Audio Engineering & Music Production Diploma have the opportunity to apply for a Bachelor Degree Top-up course with United POP online or at a United POP Campus in Europe.

* The University of West London (UWL) is the top university in London for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2020. The University has nine academic schools including the "London College of Music" & "London School of Film, Media and Design", whose famous graduates include Freddie Mercury ("Queen"), Pete Townshend ("The Who") and others who represent an important part of music history. Recent successful graduates include Robert Orton (Grammy-Award-Winning Audio Engineer), Ben Baptie (Mix Engineer, U2 & Tom Odell), Alex da Kid (Music Producer), Rebecca Harris (Oscar winner for her short film "The Silent Child") and Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly (Academy Award nominated film producer).

The Bachelor (Hons) programmes delivered by United POP are validated by the University of West London and comply with the requirements of the UK Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education and the Framework for Qualifications of the European Higher Education Area (FQ-EHEA).

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