- A minimum of three course passes at National 5 level or equivalent, preferably including Maths or Physics
- For those returning to education, life skills and experience may allow entry
SCQF Level 6
1 Year (typically 3 days a week in college)
24 Aug 2020
The course will provide appropriate learning experiences in sound production at a non-advanced level.
You will gain an understanding of the infrastructure of the music and audio industries and develop sound production skills.
Everything you need to know before applying to this course.
A list of materials will be sent to you before the start of the course.
SQA units in music and sound production.
If you are studying a full-time non-advanced course (below HNC level), you may be entitled to funding.
You can apply for a full-time course online or using a paper form.
Open Days are a great way to find out more about this course and what it’s like to study at NESCol. You will see facilities, meet lecturers and get a feel for life as a student.
NESCol can provide extra support to students who have additional support needs, including:
You may be eligible for additional funding to support the cost of living, including travel costs, cost of materials, and childcare.
Whether you wish to progress in your studies or enter the world of work, North East Scotland College has excellent progression opportunities, with links to eight universities across Scotland and great relationships with industry employers.
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You can apply for a place on this course by completing an online application form, which you can access using the ‘Apply Online’ button. Once completed, this will be received by our Admissions Team who will then process your application.
Please note that this service will only accept credit card payment for the full course fee.
If you are eligible for Fee Waiver then you must complete this application form and supply the relevant fee waiver documents to one of the campuses listed below. Some courses are not eligible for fee waiver applications. For further information please contact our Student Advice Centre.
Student Advice Centre
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
Aberdeen AB25 1BN
If you would prefer to submit a paper form, please return it to us completed and signed.
Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:
The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
UK AB25 1BN
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