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Electronic Music Certificate Advanced

Overview

This course will take your production skills to the next level with in-depth sound design and advanced mixing techniques. Utilising our hands-on learning approach you will grasp the advanced concepts of electronic music production and put them to work making the music you love. 

The content of the course is continously adapted and improved by industry professionals to reflect the latest in technology and trends in the EDM industry. Troughout the course you will receive access to studios and workstations and there will be plenty networking and professional development opportunities. Oh yeah, and every now and then we organise workshops and masterclasses with some of the most prominent artists from the EDM industry.

What You Learn

  • Production Process
  • Multiband Sidechaining
  • Parallel Processing
  • Advanced Signal Flow & Mixing
  • Building a LIVE Performance
  • Advanced Mastering
  • Music Business

How You Learn

Throughout the course you are taught in a practical manner, primarly on Ableton Live (so whether you have a MAC or a PC at home you can put your new found skills to practice straight away). You will also cover other production platforms such as Apple Logic Pro and have access to our music production labs to train on site with help from our tutors.

You won't just learn the tech side of things. Everything you learn will be within the context of production so you learn the techniques, tips and tricks to make the music you love, regardless of whether you want to produce House, Techno, Dubstep, Pop, Trance or Hip Hop.

Your Tutor

Joost Stuursma (Logic Pro), a seasoned veteran in the electronic music scene with a string of worldwide hits to his name, you could be well on your way to producing the next worldwide smash hit. 

This course runs for 16 weeks and is offered part-time on a 2 lessons per week basis. In addition to the classes, students are required to complete a series of practical exercises and assignments. The school facilities are open 7 days per week and there is always a tutor available for advice and practical help. This course has an average studyload of 10 hours per week (including theory).

Note: In order to be admitted to the Electronic Music Advanced we strongly recommend completing the Electronic Music course.


DURATION:

  • 4 MONTHS

START DATES: 

  • 22 MAY
  • 18 SEPTEMBER

Modules
  • Track Analysis / Critical Listening
  • Production Process
  • Synthesis
  • Hardware Synthesis
  • Music Theory
  • Vocal Processing
  • Multiband Sidechaining
  • Parallel Processing
  • Advanced Signal Flow & Mixing
  • Building a LIVE Perfromance
  • Advanced Mastering (practical)
  • Copyright Law, Record Labels and Publishing
Entry Requirements
  • Minimum age of 16 years
  • Basic English language skills
  • A valid VISA for entire duration of the selected course is required prior to enrolment (for non-EU students)
Fees & Funding

As well as your talent and dedication, a career in creative media requires financial investment in your education. We understand this is not always easy, especially when you have limited income, which is why we have developed payment plans to spread the cost.

Payment Plans

Plan A: Upfront Payment - one full payment in advance
Plan B: Monthly instalments 

.* full Course Fees and Registration Agreement can be requested from the Study Advisors: edoardo.advisor@sae.edu or c.saunders@sae.edu

Careers

Career Opportunities:

  • Music Producer
  • DJ
  • Remix Artist
  • LIVE Performance