Entry Requirements

Applying for the Advanced Diploma in Music Production & Sound Engineering

We encourage applications from a wide range of backgrounds and levels of experience.  If you have a passion for production and engineering and meet the entry requirements listed below then we want to hear from you! To apply for the Advanced Diploma you should demonstrate the following:

  • Any music qualification(s) you may have
  • GCSE or equivalent secondary education
  • Your curriculum vitae and a one-page cover letter
  • Demonstrated competence in English (for applicants not from an english speaking country)
  • Demonstrated competence in German (only for applicants for the Frankfurt school)
  • Minimum age of 18
  • Registration fee payment (€450)
  • Signed application form

If you’d like to apply but are unsure if you meet the entry requirements please get in touch and we’ll be happy to talk with you about your specific experience. Please be aware that due to our status as private educator our students are not eligible for German student visas. Any applicant needs to have a valid residency permit for Germany or EU passport/ID card to attend the course.

Once you are sure you can apply in person at the institute, send your documents via mail or email or simply submit your application through our Application Portal by using this link.

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It’s a unique experience in so many ways, the location, the calibre of guest lecturers and access to Abbey Road studios for classes is pretty amazing. There aren't many places you get to record a full orchestra!

Jason O’Bryan

Come with an open mind and a voracious appetite to soak up the magic! Be prepared to work hard - you’ll get out what you put in.

Ian Ramage, Lecturer

There is surely no better place to be when you are studying music production and sound engineering!

Tori Sunnucks, Graduate 2016

On the first day of the course it was clear that I had found my tribe; we’re like a family, and it’s uncanny how everyone gets on creatively.

Deborah Melliard, Graduate 2016