Creative Media Education

Audio Engineering

2nd stage: Audio Engineering (Degree)

I am ready to start my own professional career and be the leader in the field.

Degree student at SAE Institute


This 12 month course is the second stage of the Audio Engineering program and offers the student the opportunity to gain an internationally recognized 'Bachelor of Arts' award. Entry requires the student to have successfully completed the 1st year of the Audio Engineering course. The aim of this course is to professionalize the students approach and attitude to the industry. The student will also develop an understanding of the cultural impact of the technology in the past and present. This program is most suitable for those with advanced career ambitions. Degree graduates will become project managers, product developers and advanced engineers. The BA Audio Production Degree course is provided by SAE Institute and validated by Middlesex University, England. SAE Institute Ljubljana is a validated degree center. There are a number of validated degree centers within the SAE network. These are London, Oxford, Glasgow, Dubai, Barcelona, Byron Bay, Munich, Berlin, Zurich, Vienna, Athens, Madrid, Paris, Sydney, Melbourne and Singapore branches. Completing the 1st stage of an SAE course anywhere in the world allows the student the opportunity to progress to one of our degree centers to complete their studies to degree level. Please contact us if you have already achieved the 1st stage of the program and would be interested in progressing to the second year.

Course Overview

Course Content
The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) can be described as a Research Degree. All Bachelor of Arts (Honours) courses share common lectures within given modules (approximately 40%), which are covered equally in all areas of study (Audio, Film, and Web).
Creative Media Practice
This module begins with an evolutionary analysis of the social, political, technological and economic changes which have helped shape entertainment and the entertainment industry over time, focusing on the roles of and interaction between artist, Producer and marketing forces leading up to the 21st Century. The module will also cover today’s structure and operation of the film, gaming, and Internet industries. Contemporary issues are explored in ways to encourage students to take an active part in professional dialogue. Students will be required to prepare a proposal for their research project in the form of a ‘learning Agreement’.
Advanced Audio Practice
This Module focuses on professional development and awareness. Students will be introduced to generic professional skills ranging from presentation skills and project planning to management, marketing, and law to be able to operate independently within the ‘infotainment’ industry. Additionally, specific applications and needs of selected fields within the industry will be examined and students will be required to undertake an internship, as a means of application of previously acquired knowledge.
Specialised Research Project
This section of the course allows students to undertake an approved research project. The thesis is designed to show a student’s ability to initiate, implement and evaluate a substantial creative/technical project as a result of cognitive abilities put into effect within a limited time frame. Mentoring and support will be provided by qualified SAE staff to assist the students, who will have to submit their final thesis on the last day of class and defend it in front of a panel of assessors.

Career Opportunities

Music producer
education and associated careers
Studio manager
A&R executive
Digital media entrepreneur

Entry Requirements & Application Process

Minimum age: 18 years
Written and spoken English (Slovenian and Croatian support offered)
Applicants must have completed the 1st year of the Audio Engineering course
Certification proofing English proficiency
Application Process
Please use the application form that is included in the Info Package. Fill the required fields and select your course(s) of choice. You may send the registration form by post or as a scan via email to Together with the registration form submit also a passport size photo and a copy of your ID card/passport.

Duration & Starting Dates

Duration: 12 months
Starting in the 4th week of October