Sound Production NC

What is special about this course?

The NC in sound production provides candidates with the core skills and knowledge in sound production, music business and performance.  Students are introduced to a range of practical and theory based units. Students will gain experience in live PA, recording, mixing and working with Digital Audio Workstations as well as many other aspects of the industry.

Entry requirements

  • Three National 4 qualifications or three Standard Grades at Level 4 or above
  • All applicants will be interviewed
  • Sound Engineering and Production
  • Digital Media
  • Audio Editing
  • Sound Reinforcement
  • Applied Multimedia


How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

1 Academic Years

One year full time, longer part time

Where can I study my course?

    • Alness

Start date

Intakes are in September and January for the full time course.


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.


Students may also be eligible to apply for bursary funding.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • HNC Sound Production
  • Manage and design music and sound for television, radio, conferences, concerts and other live events or pursue multimedia careers in web design, animation and gaming.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Sound Production NC

I want to start in 2018/19
I want to start in 2019/20

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at North Highland College UHI. North Highland College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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