Explore in depth the theory and production of sound across a range of creative industries within our state-of-the-art production facilities.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Our Sound course focuses on contemporary sound design and production, combining theory and practice in areas such as popular music, sound for film and games, studio recording, music technology, live sound and sound design.
You’ll engage in hands-on learning with our state-of-the-art production facilities, including a real soundstage, recording studio, television studio, drama theatre and surround sound mixing suites to work on music, film, television, games and drama productions.
Some of the areas covered in this course are music recording, editing, mixing and remixing; film and television sound recording, editing, mixing and design; sound design for interactive media, games and theatre; industrial sound design; and radio production.
When you graduate you’ll have the skills necessary to work in a range of sound industries, such as music production, live sound, theatre, film and television, games and radio.
Murdoch University is a member of the Australian Screen Production Education and Research Association.
- Perth campus
- School of Arts
Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.
Entry requirements for
This course is only available to internal students at the Murdoch campus since it is a production-based course which utilises the facilities at this campus.
Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students
At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. Our International Welcome Scholarship therefore offers eligible students between $8,000 and $11,000, depending on the course you study. Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.
How to apply as a International Student
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.
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