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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