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Associate Degree of Audio
Associate Degree of Audio

Associate Degree of Audio

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  • Level:Associate Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (Year 12) or an equivalent overseas qualification.  Minimum overall pass is required. 

English Requirements

  • Ielts  academic, 6.0 Overall score. No band score less than 5.5

  • PTE (pearson test  of english ) academic, 54 Overall score

  • Toefl paper - based test , 550 Overall score

  • Toefl IBT (internet based test), 73 Overll score

Other Requirements

Minimum Age

  • International students seeking admission to SAE must be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.

Academic requirements

  • Applicants must have successfully completed secondary studies (high school) and meet English language requirements as outlined below.

English language requirements

International students need to provide additional evidence of language skills including one of the following:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a band score of at least 6, or equivalent, OR

  • Completion of Year 12 English at an Australian secondary school or college, or equivalent


Course Information

If a career in audio is music to your ears, you're going to love the sound of our nationally accredited associate degree. It's an immersive, hands-on experience that covers every possible level of studio-, post- and live production.

In the Associate Degree, you will complete the first four trimesters of the Bachelor of Audio, which consists of six trimesters. This will prepare you to enter the workforce as a highly skilled para-professional employee. The Associate Degree is also designed an excellent pathway into the Bachelor of Audio.

At SAE you won’t find yourself in a lecture with 300 people or even in a traditional lecture at all. You’ll be in a studio environment amplifying your talents using cutting-edge equipment like Neve, SSL, or an Audient console, while gaining proficiencies on software including Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, and Ableton Live.

Your growth and development will be assessed through the completion of industry-based projects, not theoretically based essays. This will ultimately help you build up a body of work and portfolio to share with potential employers or first client.

In preparation for an industry that commands agility and adaptability, you’ll cut your creative teeth on projects initially in partnership with your course peers. As your skills develop and you work on more dynamic projects, you’ll apply your capabilities on cross-discipline projects.

For those wanting to go the extra, and thousands of miles, you can complete up to two trimesters of your course at selected SAE campuses across the planet. Suddenly, the real-world experience just went worldwide.

Once complete, you’ll have just what you need to mix it with the best.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Assistant live sound engineer 

  • Assistant studio engineer 

  • Independent music producer 

  • Assistant broadcast engineer 

  • Theatre sound technician 

  • Audio / visual technician 

  • Location sound recordist 

  • Online audio content producer 

  • Sound editor including game sound, TV and film sound, online content 

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 AUD per year     

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