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Intro to Audio and Music Technology

Take your music ideas one step further!

This intensive Introductory Course explores the basics of sound engineering, audio and music technology. It equips students with an understanding of what is required to produce high-quality tracks.
Pulse College intro to audio and music technology

Course Content

With classes taking place in the world-class facilities of Windmill Lane Recording Studios, this course the key areas required to work in music production and audio engineering.

Subjects covered include:

  • Recording studios & recording
  • Compression, EQ & Effects
  • Introduction to Pro Tools
  • Creating a track, working with MIDI, editing
  • Recording instruments & vocals
  • Propellorhead Reason/Ableton Live
  • Home studio set-up
  • Mixing techniques
  • Live sound

Further Progression

On completion of this course, students will be awarded a Pulse College Certificate of Merit, and will be in a position to advance to our BA (Hons) Degree in Audio & Music Technology and BA (Hons) Degree in Music Production.

Course Start Dates


Start Date – Saturday 25th June
End Date – Saturday 23rd July
Class Times – Saturday’s 11-5pm
Enrolling Now – Quote JUNE in the Comment Box of Application Form



Start Date – Monday 11th July
End Date – Friday 15th July
Class Times – Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm
Enrolling Now – Quote JULY in the Comment Box of Application Form


Prospective students should display an enthusiasm for music and sound, and a desire to take music ideas from initial concept to finished product. There are no minimum academic requirements for acceptance onto this course.


Total Cost: €550

Deposit: €100
Balance: €450 (payable on start date of course)


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