Sound Production NC

What is special about this course?

The NC in sound production provides candidates with the core skills and knowledge in sound production, music business and performance.  Students are introduced to a range of practical and theory based units. Students will gain experience in live PA, recording, mixing and working with Digital Audio Workstations as well as many other aspects of the industry.

Entry requirements

  • Three National 5 qualifications 
  • All applicants will be interviewed
  • Sound engineering and production
  • Digital media
  • Audio editing
  • Sound reinforcement
  • Applied multimedia
  • Creative project
  • Music MIDI sequencing
  • You will also develop core skills in IT and communications

 

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

1 Academic Year

One year full time, longer part time

Where can I study my course?

    • Alness

Start date

Intakes are in September and January for the full time course.

Fees

Study mode  Scottish Fee RUK* Fee International Fee
Full-time £1790 £5970 £5970
Part-time (per credit/module) £90 £300 £300

Full-Time Study

Full-time students will automatically receive the fee waiver if they are eligible from the information they have provided on their course application form.

If you have been living in the UK for at least three years, are an ordinary resident in Scotland before the course start date it is likely that you will not have to pay fees for your full-time course. Please check our fee waiver policy for more information.

Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

Some of our courses require students to have essential equipment/clothing please check with your course tutor.

Please get in touch with nhcfinance@uhi.ac.uk if you have any further questions on fees.

*Rest of UK (students typically domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland, including Channel Islands and the Isle of Man), with a term-time address in Scotland.

Part-Time Study

A Fee Waiver could be available to help with the payment of course fees depending on your personal circumstances, please check our fee waiver policy to see if you are eligible.

Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

Some of our courses require students to have essential equipment/clothing please check with your course tutor.

Please contact nhcfinance@uhi.ac.uk  if you have any further questions on fees.

Funding

Students may also be eligible to apply for bursary funding.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • Successful students can progress onto the HNC Sound Production course which is available at our Alness campus
  • Enhanced career prospects within the creative industries

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I want to start in 2022/23

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI North Highland. UHI North Highland operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.