Bachelor of Music - Audio

Australian Institute of Music

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00665C

Audio at AIM is designed for individuals wanting to follow a career as a sound engineer (studio or live performance), music producer, or audio specialist. Students have access to state-of-the-art recording studios and undertake a wide variety of production projects to develop professional skills in critical listening, recording, mixing and live sound.


  • Performance studies
  • Ensemble
  • Foundation and critical studies
  • Associated studies
  • Core studies. Audio: focuses on the theoretical aspects of sound engineering including
  • acoustics, perception of hearing, digital audio, sampling, electronics and system design. Recording: focuses on the practical techniques of recording and mixing sound. Students undertake practical classes in AIM's numerous recording studios, completing their own recording projects in each of these units. Projects increase in complexity as students progress through the course. Digital: focuses on the software used in the field of sound and music production. All units are undertaken in the Digital Media lab with access to digital audio workstations.


  • Audio
  • Digital
  • Recording music history and contextual studies

Standard entry requirements

  • NSW HSC or equivalent Interview required for all non-performance based majors
  • International Students require an IELTS of 6.0 minimum

Study pathways

RPL and RPE available. Pathways to Music Teaching: Bachelor of Music at AIM (2 years). Graduate Studies.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne International: $57,960 No information available No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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