Trimester Two


Upon graduating this course you will be musically and technologically proficient and able to operate professionally in a diversity of audio production roles and environments.

Our course content is delivered in a unique, practical learning environment where you will complete hands-on activities under direct supervision of our industry professional staff.

As a student, you will have access to highly specialized workstations before, during and after class. Supervisors are available on site to provide learning support outside of classroom hours.

Trimester Two

The second trimester will allow you to expand on your theoretical knowledge. You will creatively apply your skills, whilst completing a variety of assessment tasks. Assessments will feature  music and synthesis composition and film soundtracks.

Therefore the following subjects ensure a sustained increase in knowledge for the basis of upcoming trimester three studies, the most advanced subjects. We ensure each module is crafted to ensure relevance to todays industry while still treasuring the history of Abbey Road. Studying the Trimester Two will ensure your future as one of the worlds respected members of the Abbey Road Institute community.

DMP201 – Production / Music Theory

  • Music Theory
  • Arranging / Orchestration
  • Practical Recording Workshops
  • Practical Mixing Workshops

DMP202 – Audio Engineering / Acoustics

  • Analogue Audio
  • Digital Audio
  • Interconnectivity / Calibration
  • Synthesis
  • Sampling
  • Acoustics
  • Mastering

DMP203 – Audio Engineering / Acoustics (tools)

  • Studio Consoles
  • Microphones
  • Stereo Microphones Techniques
  • Loudspeakers
  • Amplifiers
  • Outboard Processing Workshop

DMP204 – Audio Engineering / Acoustics (daw)

  • Pro Tools – advanced
  • Logic Pro – advanced
  • Ableton Live
  • Alignment / Pitch Correction Tools
  • Restoration Tools


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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