N-MPT201: Music Production Technique 201

N-MPT201: Music Production Technique 201


The Music Production Technique 201 is designed to build on the theoretical, practical and creative skills acquired in MPT101 to further enhance the learner’s capacity to compose and create original musical works for a variety of musical genres and for a number of applications including but not limited to jingles, audi samples and full tracks.

This course can be taken as a credit-bearing module towards one of the qualification courses we present in Music Technology (refer to the entry requirements of the particular course)


Existing knowledge and experience or working on any music DAW is required.

Should you whish to enroll into the course as a credit-bearding module for one of the qualification courses in Music Technology you need to present the neccessary entry requirements as required by the particular course.


   Sucessfull Comnpletion for the course: N-MPT101: Music Protuction Techniques 101
   English Language aptitude: speaking, reading, writing and comprehension.


   A Passion for music production.
   Diligence, punctuality and dedication
   An Inquisitive attitude


This course allows a limited number of students per intake to secure maximum contact with the students. Each student will work on a dedicated DAW workstation during the course. Classes consist of practical hand's-on class exercises, demonstrations and assignments.

   A 1-hour theoretical- and 2-hours practical class are scheduled in various timeslots during the week. The exact timeslots for these classes are finilized one week before commencing of the course and will fall between 9:00 and 17:00 during the day.


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 Pro Tools Digital Audio Workstation Software.

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.

Registerd students qualify for up to 50% student discount on software and hardware.

The course consist of the following topics:

Song writing and Arranging
Advanced Drum Sequencing
Advanced bass Sequencing
Advanced Key Sequencing
Advanced String Sequencing
Advanced Percussion Sequencing
Creative Percussion Sequencing
Brass Arrangements
Genre Production Hip Hop
Genre Production Rock
Advanced Drum Sequencing
Advanced String and Pad Sequencing
Genre Production House
Genre Production Ambient
Electronic Dance Music Production
Remixing - Arranging for Radio
Remixing - Arranging for the Club
Remixing - Final Touches

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