Diploma in
Audio & Music Production

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Harmonize Your Future

From Audio Mixer to Musical Master

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The Diploma in Audio Music Production at USV is all about more than just getting your hands on the coolest industry tools and honing your technical audio production skills. It’s also your golden ticket to pile up those credits toward a Bachelor’s Degree at USV.


Here’s the lowdown:

  • Get Your Audio Music Production Diploma: Not only will you learn the ropes, but you’ll also walk away with a shiny Audio Music Production Diploma. 
  • Start Your Audio Music Production Career: Get ready to kickstart your career in the audio music production, where you can turn your passion into your profession. 
  • Pick Up Where You Left Off and Get Your Bachelor’s Degree: If you’ve got big academic dreams, this program opens the door to working towards a Bachelor’s Degree at USV. 

With our Diploma in Audio Music Production, you won’t just be pushing buttons but delving into the theory of music history and culture. You’ll be designing killer samples, creating epic mashups, and weaving a symphony of sound. Play around with filter effects, diffusers, and absorption techniques while crafting your very own workspace that resonates with your musical vibes. You could be mixing your multi-tracks like a pro in just one year!

And speaking of mixing, let’s turn those harmonies into a full-blown symphony!

Plus, you can stack your tracks and credits toward USV’s Bachelor of Science in Digital Audio Technology. Your musical journey keeps getting more exciting!

Audio & Music Production Diploma Highlights & Outcomes

Audio & Technology Innovation

Examine the development of recording technology through the lens of technological innovation with hands-on projects in a digital audio workstation.

Desktop Production Fundamentals

Explore professional desktop audio and music production with hands-on exercises in recording, editing, arranging, mixing and producing audio and MIDI files.

Principles of Room Acoustics

Learn how to set up an effective space for audio production by understanding sound waves and how to manage them through the use of diffusers, absportive panels, acoustic isolation, and acoustic distortion.

Studio Production 1

Get hands-on with a digital audio workstation in a studio production environment to learn the basics of recording and editing.

Join Our Alumni Hall of Fame

USV alumni have gone on to work at some of the most prestigious music, film and video game recording studios in their respective industries. 

Tech Pack™
Your Essential Creative Toolkit

Picture this: Your files, multimedia masterpieces, and coursework are all at your fingertips, 24/7. That’s the magic of Tech Pack™, available exclusively for Gaming Degrees and Audio Certificate & Diploma students.

What’s in the box? A sleek laptop and media creation software tailored to your program, keeping you in sync with the ever-evolving industry standards. And it’s yours to keep after you graduate, setting you up for success in the future. Whether you’re crafting the next big game or working on mind-blowing multimedia projects, Tech Pack™ has your back.

The exact components of your Tech Pack™ might vary based on what’s available when we ship it out. No worries – it’s all part of your total education cost. Oh, and about the software? You’ll need to do a quick download using your USV email. Just a heads-up, there might be a small cost involved. Keep it in the loop!

What's included*:

*Pricing and package specifications are subject to change.

Audio & Music Production Student Work

Create Projects
for the Pros

Audio & Music Production Career Opportunities

Your Experience Just Got Real
  • Audio Engineer
  • Assistant Audio Engineer
  • Recording Engineer
  • Mixing Engineer
  • Assistant Mix Engineer
  • Sound Editor
  • Studio Technician
  • ADR Editor
  • ADR Recordist
  • Production Sound Mixer 
  • Audio/Sound Archiver
  • Producer
  • Acoustic Consultant
  • Live Sound Engineer
  • Live Sound Assistant Engineer
  • Live Sound Technician
  • Interactive Sound Designer
  • Sound Designer & Implementer
  • Music Supervisor
  • Music Editor
  • Video Game Music Composer
  • Production Sound Mixer
  • Film Composer
  • Media Manager
  • Audio Engineer
Do you want to learn how to produce music and audio?

Learn more about our Audio & Music Production School

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Real World Learning.
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MediaWorks is a collaboration between audio and animation students on short commercial projects for clients in Silicon Valley—and beyond. Students graduate with a portfolio filled with real work, and can begin their career search armed with project-based experience. 

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