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Diploma in Audio Engineering and Music Production (Level 6)


The Diploma in Audio Engineering and Music Production (Level 6) follows on from the Certificate in Audio Engineering and Music Production (Level 5) making a 2 year course.


Advance your practical recording studio and computer-based music production skills to commercially viable levels in line with industry best practice. Enhance your skill set by producing quality audio and music for use in a range of settings, including location recording, multimedia, post-production sound, television, and radio. Hone your skills working with other MAINZ students on a variety of projects. A number of industry-related field trips will give insight into the reality of a career in audio. 

Careers include studio engineer or freelance audio engineer and producer, sound technician for film, television, radio or advertising, self-employment  with your own studio or go on the road as a production specialist, sound engineer for live events, or work in audio sales and service.


  1. Certificate in Audio Engineering and Music Production (Level 5), or equivalent
  2. English Language: IELTS (academic Test) 6.0, no bands under 5.5, or equivalent. 

Course Level

Course Level Diploma - Level 5, 6 or 7
Study Type Full Time
Region Auckland
Duration One year
Intakes 20 July
Tuition Fee 18,000 (or if enrol 2 years then $19,500 first year + $10,000 second year)
Other Study Costs $200 (Tai Poutini Polytechnic pays for Medical/Travel Insurance for their International Students)
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