UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN MUSIC PRODUCTION

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Become a music producer

If  you are a passionate composer, producer or audio enthusiast who would like to explore music production in more detail, the 7-month Undergraduate Certificate in Music Production will provide you with the knowledge and provide you with the practical music skills to help future-proof your career.   

Refine your production skills by learning and applying:  

  • Composition knowledge 
  • Digital and Audio Technology skills 
  • Production skills and knowledge 

This program is delivered fully online and can be taken from any location.

100% course credit:  if you want to continue your studies you can move onto one of our Bachelor degrees with full credit.*

The qualification is available for domestic students and international students studying outside Australia^ who: 

  • Have completed year 12 or equivalent at secondary level; and/or,
  • Have a VET qualification at AQF Level 3 or 4; and, 
  • Satisfy the minimum English language entry requirements (link to English requirements on international page); or 
  • Are a mature age student (over 21) 

*Subject to passing all units within the Undergraduate Certificate. Entry may be subject audition. Credit and entry to a bachelor’s degree will be granted at the discretion of AIM and may be subject to change. ^International students studying in Australia cannot take this course and students cannot use this course to apply for a student visa. 

If you’re ready to apply great!  To get started click APPLY to self-register via the AIM student portal and complete our online application form.  It takes approximately 10 minutes, once submitted we’ll be in touch shortly.

If you’ve got questions click ENQUIRE and a friendly member of our admissions team will contact you to chat

DURATION

28 weeks

INTAKES

February, May, September

Location

Online

CODES

CRS 1400809
Provider Code PRV12050
CRICOS P00665C 

CODES

CRS 1400809
Provider Code PRV12050
CRICOS P00665C 

The modern music industry is comprised of many different activities and roles. At the conclusion of your course, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and
skills to explore a range of career options including:

  • Composer
  • Live Performer
  • Music Arranger
  • Music Conductor
  • Music Theatre Performer
  • Musical Performer – recording/live
  • Performing Arts Teacher
  • Stage Manager
  • Vocalist/singer
  • Voice Over Artist

You will also be prepared to continue your studies at Bachelor level!

The Undergraduate Certificates are completed in 2 study periods, each comprising 12 weeks of delivery and two weeks of assessments.  For successful completion of the award, candidates must complete a total of 24 credit points.  If studying full time that means 12 credit points or 5 units in each study period.   You can also choose to complete your Undergraduate Certificate part-time.

Subject Descriptions

Electives 

Choose three from the list below: 

Management Electives 

  • Artist and Repertoire Management (2 Credit Points) 
  • Making Money in the Music Industry (2 Credit Points) 


Performance Electives
 

  • Bass Skills 1 (2 Credit Points) 
  • Drum Skills 1 (2 Credit Points) 
  • Guitar Skills 1 (2 Credit Points) 
  • Keyboard Skills 1 (2 Credit Points) 
  • Vocal Skills 1 (2 Credit Points) 


Production Electives
 

  • Visual Media & Design Skills (2 Credit Points) 
  • Digital Audio Workstation 1 (2 Credit Points) 

The qualification is available for domestic students  who: 

  • Have completed year 12 or equivalent at secondary level; and/or,
  • Have a VET qualification at AQF Level 3 or 4; and, 
  • Satisfy the minimum English language entry requirements; or 
  • You are a mature age student (over 21) 

Course fees information can be found here.

Would you like to talk about your options for entryEmail us enquiries@aim.edu.au 

LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS

To reach your potential as a musician, you need to learn from experts. Explore who you will study under.

  • Ken Francis

    Academic Lecturer

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    Ken Francis has been a musician since his teens. Ken has played guitar in rock, jazz, pop & R&B bands and toured with acts including Air Supply, Sharon O’Neill, Matt Finish, Rick Price and Tommy Emmanuel.

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  • Charles Fisher

    Academic lecturer

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    Charles Fisher is one of Australia’s most successful and respected record producers. His credits range from classic Australian rock and roll (Hoodoo Gurus, Radio Birdman) through to artists like Olivia Newton-John, Air Supply and The Seekers. 

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SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS

Melbourne 27 – 28 June
Sydney 11 – 12 July

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