Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Bachelor of Audio Production
Qualification Type Bachelor Degree
Level 7
Credits 360
Subject Area
  • Creative Arts » Communication and Media Studies » Audio Visual Studies
Strategic Purpose Statement
The aim of the Bachelor of Audio Production is to equip students with independent abilities and the professional technical skills which will fulfil the expectations of the sound engineering industry, its practitioners and its clients.
Graduate profile
Graduates can apply, to an advanced level, the theoretical and practical skills required to capture and manipulate sound and its behaviour in an industry setting. They can apply knowledge of audio production concepts, principles and techniques to identify and provide solutions for issues and problems. This programme leads students towards employment in the audio or entertainment industries as well as onto further study in related fields.
Education pathways
Successful completion of the third year project will enable graduates to appreciate the contribution of self-generated research to the field, and will enhance their readiness to undertake further educational opportunities.
Employment pathways
It is anticipated that graduates from the degree programme will be able to pursue professional careers both nationally and internationally in the following two major strands within the sound engineering and related industries: Studio Recording Engineer and Live Engineer.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Evidence of achievement of University Entrance, (or equivalent NZQA credits), Sixth Form Certificate in four subjects, with total marks of 16 or fewer (or equivalent NZQA credits), or completion of an approved equivalent qualification.
Education Organisation Southern Institute of Technology Ltd
Developed By Southern Institute of Technology Ltd
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number ST4991
Status Current
Created August 2003
Next Review December 2017
Content
Audio Equipment. Information Technology. Industry Studies. Communication/ Professional Studies. Acoustics. Electronics. Music Technology. Business Studies. Specialist Audio. Major project.

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