Full Time Courses

Studio Engineering and Music Production


2 Academic Years


€6,000 per annum (instalment payments available, contact us for details)


September 2017



Sound Training College Diploma (this Diploma attests to unrivalled industry experience, specialisation and employability).

Protools Certification (Optional).

Exit Awards (After Year 1):

Sound Training College Certificate.


Graduates can apply for progression onto advanced years of our degree programme; a number of STC graduates have successfully progressed to further academic qualifications in this manner.


Our Studio Engineering and Music Production course is focused on giving students the knowledge, industry experience, contacts and opportunities to succeed in the music industry. This includes Sound Training Productions, which provides students with unrivalled and unique opportunities and links with key contacts in the music industry.

Key themes include:

  • Studio Recording Techniques in Commercial Studios
  • Electronic Music Production/Performance
  • Live Sound and Event Production
  • DJ & Music Production
  • Pre-production, Artist Development and all aspects of Client Work
  • Music Technology
  • Composition/Production for Film and Other Media
  • Music Industry Studies
  • Practical Electronics Work

Content is complemented by a vast array of seminars from Industry Professionals, all contributing to the creative and technical development of the student.

In the second year of the programme, students can specialise in Studio Engineering, Electronic Music Production/Performance and/or Live Sound and Event Production.

Students can look forward to abundant access to our studio facilities both in class time and on project work, as well as work experience on professional projects, examples of which can be seen here.

Software used on the course includes Pro Tools, Logic and Ableton, see our facilities for hardware and studio equipment.

Online Access: Enrolled students will receive free access to Sound Training Online resources. An initial 30 day free trial will also be offered to applicants for the Studio Engineering and Music Production course.

Entry Criteria:

This course requires a good level of English and basic computer skills. Entry is then determined by interview.

Advanced Entry:

Applicants with suitable experience may be eligible for direct entry into the second year of the Studio Engineering & Music Production programme. Contact us for more details.


This is a private course.

Fees include a €1000 annual deposit which secures a place on each year of the programme.

Significant discounts are also available on a wide range of equipment for registered STC students (see our partners page for more details).

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