Get hands-on from day one in this exciting, industry-focused 12 week course that specialises in electronic music production.

Upon completion of the course, students will receive an SAE short course certificate and be part of our global alumni community.

In this twelve week beginner-intermediate course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of electronic music production to help make the music you love.

Utilising industry-standard software such as Ableton Live and Logic Pro X, you’ll explore beat making, sound design, arrangement, mixing and mastering, as well as music promotion.

SAE short courses are only open to students residing in the UK or EU.








18 and over



Topics covered

  • Basic sound theory
  • MIDI
  • Sampling and synthesis
  • EQ, effects and dynamics
  • Mixing and mastering
  • Ableton Live
  • Logic Pro X

What you'll learn

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Create your own basic composition using DAW software
  • Navigate the interface of Ableton Live and Logic Pro X software
  • Apply various creative tools such as EQ, compression, reverb and delay to tracks
  • Distribute your songs digitally and understand club and house music promotion

Who should attend

This course is ideal for aspiring producers and musicians with little to no experience in music production. It is highly recommended for students who want to apply for further study in audio.


You should bring a notebook and pen to classes. You may also wish to bring your own laptop or tablet, however, this is not necessary.

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  Date from Date to Day(s) of the week Time Duration Campus Price  
  Sep 2020 Dec 2020 Wed/Thur 18:00-21:00 12 Weeks Liverpool £1200