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Melbourne Polytechnic Fairfield

Diploma of Music Industry (Music Production)

Start your career in the music industry. Enrol in our Diploma of Music Industry with Music Production application, where you'll learn the specialist skills for sound production. You can then work as a professional composer, DJ, sound designer and sound producer in Melbourne's vibrant music scene.

Become an expert in sound production

Melbourne has a dynamic and exciting music scene that offers many unique venues and opportunities – the perfect place to turn your studies into a remarkable and fulfilling career.

Melbourne Polytechnic’s sound studios (at Fairfield and Prahran) are fully equipped to allow you to specialise in producing electronic music and sound for commercial release, live performance, theatre, film and television.

You will explore writing and producing original music and the work of other musicians. You will also manage the creation and installation of sound designs.

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.

Melbourne Polytechnic is an Avid Training Provider. You will also have the opportunity to become Pro Tools Certified Operators which looks great on your resume.

Employment outcomes

On completion of the course, you will have developed an excellent understanding of compositional techniques using electronic media and an understanding of recording, editing and mixing. You will have acquired skills in sound synthesis, composition and arrangement, along with recording, mixing and live sound.

Career pathways from this qualification include:

  • Music producer,
  • Electronic music artist,
  • Sound Designer,
  • Music composer and arranger,
  • Music / Sound editor,
  • DJ,
  • Audio engineer,
  • Live recording 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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First Instalment AUD3,764.00
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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