Advanced Diploma in Sound Engineering and Music Technology
Students prepare for a professional career in the music and film industry.
The advanced diploma course offers much creative work and experimentation similar to work experience in professional recording
and post production studios. Students progress from here to the ultimate professional Recording, Mixing & Mastering Award.
 
Qualification obtained: Academy of Sound Advanced Diploma 
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 Modules

Module 601 Pro Tools DAW Advanced:

Compression - EQ - Sound Effects - Editing - Sync to Picture

Recording - Mixing - Automation - Formats - AD/DA

 

Module 602 Advanced MIDI Techniques:

Maschine Drums - Moog Mother 32 - Moog Sub 37

M-Tron Pro - Minimonsta - Absynth 5 - Sampling - Kontakt

 

Module 603 Stereo Microphone Techniques:

XY. Near Co-Incidental - Mid-Side - Spaced Pair - Mic Amps

AKG C414 matched pair - AKG C451 matched pair

Stereo recording techniques in sync to picture

 

Module 604 Advanced Compression & Dynamics:

Software & Hardware

Neve 33609 - Stereo Distressors - SSL Buss Compressor

Side-chain compression - Parallel compression

Mix buss compression - Limiting - Mastering compression

 

Module 605 Advanced Equalisation Techniques:

Software & Hardware

Summit Audio EQP 200B - Pultec EQ - Neve 9098 EQ

Manley Massive Passive Stereo Mixing & Mastering EQ

 

Module 606 Advanced Sound Effects:

Software & Hardware

Eventide H8000FW - Bricasti M7 - TC2290 - Eventide H3000

Altiverb 7 - Sound Toys - Boss Tremolo & Delay - Eventide 2016

 

Module 607 Automation Mixing Techniques:

SSL Nucleus Automation - Control Surfaces Research - Flying Faders

Auto Read - Auto Write - Auto Touch - Auto Latch - Total DAW Integration

 

Module 608 ADR - Music - Sound Effects For Film Post Production:

Record live drums and various instruments in sync to picture

Create music - foley - ambience - sound effects for a film clip

 

Module 609 Introduction to Mastering Techniques:

Software & Hardware - Ratio - Attack - Release - Gain Reduction

SSL Compressor - SSL EQ - Neve 33609 - Manley Massive Passive

 

Module 610 Live Event - Business Plan - Portfolio:

Produce a live student event at Filmbase in Temple Bar

Personal business plan - Create A Professional Portfolio

 

 

Cost: €2,600 + €350 exam fee

 

Payment Method:

 

Registration fee: €650

Option 1: €195.00 per month for 10 months via direct debit: €1,950

Option 2: €162.50 per month for 12 months via direct debit: €1,950

Portfolio assessment & certification fee: €350

Total Cost: €2,950

 

- No more than three students per class

- Students can combine courses

- One x 2 hour class per week, day or evening

- Duration: one academic year part-time, day or evening

 

 

Terms and conditions apply

 

 

 

Advanced Diploma Registration Fee