Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
Please contact Info Corner to discuss other study options.
Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
Skilled sound technicians and audio engineers are constantly in demand. This program uses industry-standard equipment for you to become proficient in the multiple technologies used by the industry.
This program has a selection task
You will learn the theory and practice of studio recording, live sound production and sound reinforcement. Subjects provide a wide range of knowledge and skills applicable to a range of careers in sound production within the specialised recording, live entertainment, games, sound design, television and film industries.
This program is developed and maintained with ongoing industry consultation to ensure training reflects current practice and improves graduate employability potential.
All program staff members are current practitioners with ongoing industry links, each with a history of successes that include accolades such as gold records and Aria awards.
The facilities are a key strength of this program and reflect professional workplace environments that ready students for immediate post-graduation engagement.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
1 year full-time.
Midyear entry: 6 months full-time (accelerated).
The learning and teaching environment is made up of audiovisual classrooms and recording and mixing sound studios. Audio computer labs for software training and assessment are available to students as well as online support. Outside of the classroom, live performance venues are also used in order to gain experience in the real working environment.
All programs are delivered in English.
You can access online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
You'll do 40 hours of supervised work-integrated learning in your chosen industry area, gaining industry experience and contacts.
This program has been developed with the ongoing consultation of strong industry networks including:
- Sing Sing Recording Studios
- Music and Effects Studios
- Risk Sound
- Bakehouse Studios
- Newmarket Studios
- ABC Network
- Network 7
- Network 10
- E-Audio/Metropolis Audio
- McDSP has a continuing education partnership with RMIT Sound Production since 2009.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
Sound technicians operate audio equipment to amplify, enhance, record, mix or reproduce sound in many contexts, including:
- studio recording
- live sound
- sound and music reinforcement in television, radio, film and multimedia
The career options for audio and sound engineers are dynamic and ever-changing. Despite the worlds of media, broadcast and event/concert production continuing to evolve, employment opportunities for skilled media technicians will always be part of this evolution.
This program will provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to work as an audio engineer in the following areas:
- music recording studios
- post-production facilities
- television production
- radio broadcast
- film production
- live sound reinforcement
- concert production
- event production
- media production
- sound production.
This program teaches to world standards, allowing students to engage in industry practice anywhere around the globe.