About the course
If you dream of a career as an Audio Producer, Studio Engineer, Studio Manager, Mastering Engineer, Live Sound Technician, Radio Producer, or if you want to work as a Stage Technician or as a Post-Production Specialist for film and television, the Bachelor of Audio Production course is for you. Learn the fundamentals of audio production and then develop skills in a variety of fields, including live sound, recording, producing and post-production. Practical and academic study includes liaising events with local groups, helping to build professional networks, Appreciate being taught and mentored by experienced industry experts, Work with analogue and digital equipment in our cutting-edge facilities. You will master a variety of software and learn in small-sized classes so that you finish the course with a wealth of hands-on experience, Facilities are of the highest standard, with five recording studios fully equipped with quality equipment, a recording auditorium and a 300-seat professional theatre, Enjoy a close alignment with the SITs Contemporary Music and Screen Arts programmes, along with the School of Audio Engineering, Byron Bay and AVID Technology and Opportunity for third year Bachelor students to intern at SAEs Byron Bay campus in Australia for twelve weeks. Graduates will be skilled in high quality studio recording and live sound work. They will have skills in business management and career options include: audio work in radio, television, film or the theatre. Further options include acoustic consulting, sound system installation, DJ work, record production, music publishing or work in a record company. Specialist audio training provides our graduates with the ability to work in more specialist fields. Graduates from this programme may also choose to enter the audio education industry.
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NZD 51,000
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3 Years
English language requirements
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50 with no band score lower than 42
Academic entry requirements
75% average across 4 academic subjects (excluding Hindi or local language).

Southern Institute of Technology

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Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) provides quality tertiary education and training across a wide range of subjects and qualifications. It offers more than 250 programmes from certificate to postgraduate studies all accredited by New Zealand Qualifications Framework, students can learn at a level and pathway that suits them. Many of its programmes offer multiple intakes every year. From English Language Institute which offers intakes almost every week to business programmes which offer between four and nine intakes a year, it makes it easier for students to start studying.
SIT staff makes the difference from being academic and industry qualified from Southland and around the world and are leaders in their fields. Small class sizes mean student gets personalised attention from their friendly academics. SIT offers programmes at campuses in Invercargill, Christchurch, Queenstown, Gore, Auckland and online through SIT2LRN Distance Learning. The Invercargill and Queenstown campuses are situated in New Zealands most picturesque region. Fiordland National Park, New Zealands first UNESCO world heritage area and the sixth largest national park in the world, is just a few hours’ drive away.
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Invercargill Campus - Southern Institute of Technology

136 Tay Street, Invercargill, Southland, 9810

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The main campus is situated either side of Tay Street. SIT Downtown is situated in the center of Invercargill’s business district and is home to new media and arts programmes. SIT Sound in the Invercargill Radio Network Building hosts audio production programmes. Invercargill is where the Southern Institute of Technology started and where the innovative SIT Zero Fees Scheme was born. Many of our Students move to Invercargill to study and take advantage of the Zero Fees Scheme and Southlands lower living costs.