The one-year Certificate in Creative Music Technology specializes in Digital Music Production on computer based on the latest techniques used in a DAW and music studio setup.
The course focuses on the creative aspects of music production like MIDI sequencing and programming, music theory, arranging techniques, mixing and mastering.
A broad range of musical genres, production techniques, and industry standard software packages are dealt with in a practical way, therefore graduates will be able to produce music in a variety of styles.
Apart from the minimum requirements for enrollment into a Higher Certificate as specified by the Department of Higher Education, we recommend some additional conditions to ensure that our students have the potential to successfully complete the course and excel in the music industry.
RECOMMENDED REQUIREMENTS (but not compulsory):
On average, students enrolled for the CMT01 course will have 10 hours of class a week scheduled between 9:00 and 17:00, Mondays to Thursdays.
Additional studio- and practical time can be scheduled for production work. Since your lectures are hands-on practical based where theoretical concepts are demonstrated and practiced, it is compulsory to attend all lectures.
The prescribed course textbooks are not included in the course fee. All other course notes and material are included.
The course is presented but (not limited) on the latest version of the DAW Cubase and Reason
In order to work remotely as well, it is recommended that students obtain their own licenses of the primary software platforms.
Everything you need to successfully complete the course is provided for on Campus during your sessions.
All enrolled students can book and use the College's fully equipped studios and practice room to complete their practical projects during the course.
If you want to gain more experience in music technology, excel at the software used in the course and be able to complete assessment tasks remotely, it is strongly recommended that you have access to your own DAW setup.