Music Production

Creating professionals in sound engineering and music production.


Study music production at The University of Adelaide

Learn the theory and practice of studio and live sound engineering through practical activities, involving session set-up and management, recording, mixing and post-production. Complement your studies with theory in sound, acoustics and digital audio. As a music production student at The University of Adelaide, you will develop a strong foundation in both studio and live sound engineering. Craft your professional skill set through creativity, collaboration, technical and business knowledge to forge your entry into the music industry.

As a music production student you will:

  • Study sound, acoustics, digital audio and music
  • Learn about recording, mixing and post-production
  • Discover the best practices for session set-up and management
  • Explore and practise adapting to technological disruption
  • Gain real industry experience
  • Develop your skills with leading experts and active industry professionals.

Established in 1883, The Elder Conservatorium of Music at The University of Adelaide is the oldest tertiary music school in Australia and one of the country’s leading music institutions. As a music production graduate you will be prepared for diverse careers in the music, creative or business industries. Additionally, our Sia Furler Institute for Contemporary Music and Media offers courses in a unique blend of media and music.

Career path

  • Producer
  • Sound engineer
  • Music software developer
  • Sound mixer
  • Music technologist
  • Sound designer
  • Live sound technician

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