About this Advanced Diploma Program
The Professional Sound & Business (Studio Production Major) Advanced Diploma Program is designed for students interested in understanding the recording, music and entertainment industries from a business, technical and creative standpoint. With in-depth studies encompassing all aspects of recording production, engineering and entertainment business management, the courses in this dynamic program strike a balance between a technical and business education. The program provides students with a well-rounded perspective, allowing for expanded career pathways into the music, film and broadcast industries, as well as related areas in the entertainment business sector.
Graduates of Metalworks Institute's Professional Sound & Business (Studio Production Major) Advanced Diploma Program are eligible for a Degree Pathway into Yorkville University's Bachelor of Creative Arts Degree.
Graduates of Metalworks Institute's Professional Sound & Business (Studio Production Major) Advanced Diploma Program are eligible to apply to Metalworks Institute's Post-Graduate Music Mixing & Mastering Program.
The Professional Sound & Business (Studio Production Major) Advanced Diploma Program is available in On-Campus, Online, & Hybrid formats.
Graduates of the Professional Sound & Business (Studio Production Major) program will have a comprehensive portfolio demonstrating the breadth and depth of their technical skills and artistic capabilities. Highlights of the Graduate Portfolio include:
- Marketing & promotion plan
- Business plan
- Designed & coded website
- Digital ecosystem
- Organized and executed concerts & events
- Publicity plan
- Electronic Press Kits
- Studio engineered track
- Studio produced track
- AVID Pro Tools User Certification
- Completed audio-related electronic device
- Post-production sound design & edit for film
- Industry grant applications
- Adobe Photoshop design portfolio
- Credits/Experience: Participation at industry events
- Post-Production music edit for film
- Complete film trailer production
- Full stereo mixed track
- Full ATMOS Film music mix
- Credits/Experience: Participation in industry related productions/recordings
All instructors have been chosen for their industry experience, knowledge, accomplishments, and passion for teaching, and have been qualified by the Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development.
Each instructor brings real-world understanding into the classroom; a quality that is invaluable in a hands-on learning environment.
Students are taught through a variety of instructional methods including: lectures, workshops, labs, e-learning, clinics, and tutorials.
Instructors typically use audio-visual presentations, practical demonstrations, printed handouts, and interactive media resources.
Metalworks Institute has partnered with Yorkville University to offer Degree Pathways.
Students who successfully complete the Professional Sound & Business (Studio Production Major) Degree Pathway will graduate with an Advanced Diploma from Metalworks Institute and a Bachelor of Creative Arts Degree from Yorkville University. Upon completion of the Degree Pathway, international students will be eligible to apply for a post-graduate work permit.
Contact our Admissions Team to learn more about Metalworks Institute's Degree Pathways.