SIT's Bachelor of Audio Production is the most established audio production degree in Australasia. Graduates have the professional technical skills to succeed in the industry and the programme offers unparalleled opportunities for hands-on learning, including an internship for third year students for 12 weeks at the School of Audio Engineering’s Byron Bay campus in Australia.
Areas of study include: sound, microphones, studio recording, live set-ups, film sound, TV sound, radio sound, sound acoustics, electronics and audiology.
SIT has well over a million dollars worth of audio equipment, including an SSL AWS 900SE+ console, industry-standard microphones (including Neumann, AKG, Sennheiser, Shure, Rode, Audio-Technica), Avid D-Command ES (Post-production surround mixing console for home theatre, film, or music), Toft ATB24 analogue recording console, Mackie 32-8 analogue console, Yamaha 01V 96 digital console, ProTools in every studio, and a Mac lab.
We have five purpose-built recording studios and a large recording auditorium (which can fit a full orchestra/brass band) plus a 300 seat performance auditorium with JBL VRX series 3-way front of house monitors, QSC power amps, 6 RCF powered foldbacks, Allen & Heath GL2400 analogue and Presonus digital front of house mixing consoles, foldback mixing console, in-ear monitoring, signal processing - Lexicon, DBX, and Shure microphones.
SIT also offers students the opportunity to complete a double degree in the Bachelor of Audio Production and the Bachelor of Contemporary Music after four years' full-time study. Graduates from this pathway of study will be well-rounded musicians and sound engineers. They will be well versed in high-quality studio recording and live sound work as well as having skills to pursue a career as a performer, composer or specialised instrumental teacher.