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Melbourne Polytechnic Fairfield

Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)

Amplify and fine-tune your skills in sound production. Learn from industry-experienced teachers who are keen to pass on their expertise and insights to you. If you’re interested in working in the music production industry as a sound producer or engineer - then our Advanced Diploma of Music Industry course is for you.

Go one step further in developing your expertise in sound production

Advance your career opportunities as a sound producer. We offer a low staff to student ratio, high quality technology and practical hands-on learning.

We have sound studios at both our Fairfield and Prahran campuses, where you’ll specialise in producing electronic music and sound for commercial release, live performance, theatre, film and television.

Learn in our recording studio with live sound reinforcement and excellent post-production facilities.

Industry connections and resources

Teaching staff are active practitioners with years of industry experience, eager to impart their insights and share opportunities with passionate students.

Students work in state of the art recording and live performance facilities, using analogue and digital technologies, and industry standard software packages; Pro Tools and Ableton live.

Collaboration and entrepreneurship are at the core of the program, with integrated creative projects facilitating networking with students from other disciplines.

Employment outcomes

On completion of the course you will have developed advanced work flows and techniques for the production of music and sound in a variety of professional contexts including; music production, post production, sound reinforcement and sound design. Career pathways from this qualification include; music producer, sound designer, audio post-production for radio, television, film and digital media, FOH operator, monitor operator, sound editor and music production engineer.


You will be assessed through:

  • Teacher observation,
  • Answering questions about tasks being performed,
  • Short verbal tests,
  • Written assignments,
  • Analysis of finished sound recordings.

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

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First Instalment AUD3,764.00
Total duration 12 MONTH(S)

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Total duration 12 MONTH(S)
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Total number of students: 2190

Number of students - College: 5 - 25

Melbourne Polytechnic boasts some of the best training facilities in Australia. Many are designed to simulate real workplaces and provide services direct to the public or industry, from all of our campuses and training centres in Melbourne.

Formerly known as Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) we have a proud history that spans over 100 years delivering professional education programs in Melbourne, making us one of the most experienced providers of vocationally-oriented education courses in Australia. 

In 2014, we changed our name to Melbourne Polytechnic to encompass our two strengths in the educational sector:

  • providing higher education and vocational education, and
  • training to industry-focused students and professionals in Australia and from around the world.


  • Our international students come from over 70 different countries and study across six campuses and almost eighty courses.
  • We offer practical industry relevant training designed in consultation with leading practitioners.
  • We have outstanding student support, with free academic, financial, career and personal counselling, and free airport pick up.
  • Our onsite facilities offer leading edge technology and real life working conditions, like restaurants, salons and recording studios.
  • Every one of our qualifications is accredited nationally and recognised internationally.
  • We are goverment funded and owned.
  • Winner of the Australian Governments Premiers Award for Excellence in International Education (in 2014, runner up in 2015).
  • We employ motivated, passionate teachers who have extensive experience in their field and links to industry.
  • To study in Melbourne, the worlds most liveable city.


  • Audio Editing and Recording Studios
  • Jewellery Making Workshop and Studios
  • Library
  • Yarra House Student Accomodation
  • Free Student Parking
  • Cafeteria
  • Free wifi

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Melbourne, Yarra Bend Road
Fairfield VIC 3078

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