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How long you will study
Domestic course fees
USD 7995 per quarter
How you will study
November, February, May
International course fees
USD 7995 per quarter
As a MI Audio Engineering student, you'll learn how to function in today's professional audio production environments - recording studios, venues, post production houses and/or film houses. Not only will you be taught by industry experienced instructors, you'll gain practical experience on professional-level consoles and recording equipment. It's in MI's world class studios where you'll be working with artists, mic'ing up session players, and doing final mixes. Altogether, you'll be developing sophisticated technical and organizational skills that are vital to today's successful engineers.
In MI's Audio Engineering Program, Students:
The Audio Engineering Program Includes:
World-Class Studio Facilities
Track, overdub and mix in one of MI's professionally built recording studios or Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) labs.
Contact Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music to find course entry requirements.
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