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Diploma of Music (Composition & Music Production)

Course overview:

Full-time Duration
2 Years: 4 - 9 Study Periods (SP)
Start Dates
SP1: 22 Jan, SP2: 14 May, SP3: 3 Sept
Course Location
Sydney & Melbourne
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Domestic & International Students
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The Diploma of Music (Composition & Music Production) introduces students to the practical concepts of music, music production and composition.

Students are also introduced to the theoretical tools and techniques of sound and music production and acquire practical experience, as they learn to collaborate with others in a music and production environment.

Major Areas of Study include:

  • Lessons (Composition & Music Production skills & style)
  • Music Production
  • Digital Technology

Students also undertake core studies in:
Ensemble (group) work, performance, production, management, media and technology units, theoretical and aural musicianship, historical and cultural studies of music.

Production Facilities

With the best in digital and vintage analog equipment, AIM’s production facilities include our state-of-the-art Q Studios recording facility, custom designed production rooms integrated within the campus, and multiple performance spaces where portable equipment can capture live music.

AIM Facilities

Also include fully equipped library, live performance spaces and  main concert hall. AIM is an ideal place to learn and develop musically and creatively, with its integration into the broader music industry, along with performance, production and management streams operating from the one campus.

Pathway to a Bachelor of Music

The Diploma of Music can also provide a pathway to the Bachelor of Music, pending results in the first part of the course. For the first two study periods, Diploma students receive specialist units of study. In study periods three and four, Diploma students continue their study as per Bachelor one and two.