CUA60520 Advanced Diploma of Music

CUA60520 Advanced Diploma of Music

Designed by industry for industry, our CUA60520 Advanced Diploma of Music will push your career in music production or sound engineering to the next level. This music production course is founded upon over 85 years of experience at Abbey Road Studios, developing innovative recording techniques and training assistant engineers who have since become well respected sound engineers and producers in their own right.

During this intensive, one year programme you’ll learn from the extensive knowledge and expertise created at Abbey Road Studios. You’ll have access to industry-standard equipment and studios and be taught by experts, including guest lectures with multi-award-winning professionals. Train with us and become part of a global network in the recording industry.

We will develop you as a rounded professional, with technical skills, knowledge and expertise. You’ll be guided with a creative and informed approach to production and engineering and an understanding of the music business and how it operates.

As a graduate from Abbey Road Institute you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism characterised by proactivity and self-motivation
  • Utilise industry standard tools for creating, performing, recording, editing, mixing and mastering music
  • Develop and implement compositional and arrangement ideas for music productions
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team, maximizing group-based projects and outcomes
  • Time manage music production projects
  • Solve problems through reflection and adaptation of knowledge
  • Understand the fundamentals of music business, including marketing issues and strategies
  • Manage your professional career development

Key Facts

  • Start Date: 18 July 2022
  • End Date: 21 July 2023
  • Study Mode: Full Time

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Before I was at Abbey Road, it was easy to write a song, and get a singer. But the songwriting process doesn’t work like that. It was important to understand vocal production, writing, and music. It should all happen simultaneously.

Joel Robinson, Graduate

Abbey Road really helped me with the foundation of audio. It’s an overwhelming subject at first, but [the course] really breaks it down and really makes it digestible.

Charlotte Adelle, Graduate

The time I spent at Abbey Road Institute helped me transform my skills. I came from a bedroom producer who made music as a hobby to an audio professional.

Phoenix Manson, Graduate

Abbey Road was the perfect stepping stone into my professional career as an artist and audio engineer.

Alex Braithwaite, Graduate

Studying the past year at Abbey Road has been phenomenal. The teaching staff are top notch and I now have a community of people to draw on who are as obsessed with music as me.  

Emily Toner, Graduate