Bachelor (Hons) in Recording Arts
Limkokwing Sound & Music Design Academy
The Bachelor (Hons) in Recording Arts is designed to develop a broad range of industry-specific skills for a career in studio and live sound engineering, sound design and audio for visual media.
The course includes the fundamentals of sound engineering; the scientific principles of sound; sound systems; studio techniques; sound for visual media, TV, special effects, computer games; electronic music; sound synthesis; audio post production; live sound for events and music business.
The strong practical emphasis of the course is underpinned by a relevant amount of theoretical study. Our degree has been developed in close partnership with key industry partners, allowing for a mix of theoretical understanding and practical application.
Designed to teach elements of music production and sound engineering, from fundamental to advanced, the course focuses these skills towards the specific purpose of studio engineering and the live sound industry.
At Sound & Music Design Academy, you have access to well-equipped facilities, with professional sound recording studios, analogue and digital equipment, industry standard software and IT facilities, as well as editing and post production facilities.
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|MIDI, Synthesis and Sampling Techniques||Audio Mastering Techniques|
|Advanced Digital Audio Workstation||Composition and Arrangement for Music 1|
|Modern Harmony||Sound Design & Audio Post Production|
|Fundamentals in Vocal Technique||Live Sound Techniques|
|Principles of Acoustics||Surround Sound|
|English for Music 1||English for Music 2|
|Ethnic Relations (Local Students) Malaysian Studies 3 (International Students)||Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation (Local Students) Communication Malay Language 2 (International Students)|
|Semester 3||Semester 4|
|Live Event Production||Moden Harmony|
|Composition and Arrangement for Music 2||Music Publishing|
|Advanced Audio Post Production||Music Marketing and Distribution|
|Music Video Production||Composition and Arrangement for Music 1|
|English for Music 3||Web Design & Technology|
|Intelectual Property & Copyrights|
|Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Local Students without BM Credit in SPM) or||Choose One|
|Choose One (Local Students)||Malaysian Economy|
|Leadership Skill & Human Relations||Government and Public Policy of Malaysia|
|Creative & Innovation Skills||Organisational Behaviour in the Multi-Ethnic Society of Malaysia|
|Entrepreneurship||Work Sociology and Malaysian Industry|
|Writing Skills||Constitution and Society in Malaysia|
|EQ Management Skills||Comparison of Religions|
|Decision Making Skills||Comparison of Ethnics|
|Thinking Skills||Banking and Finance in Malaysia|
|Choose One (International Students)|
|Leadership Skill & Human Relations|
|Creative & Innovation Skills|
|EQ Management Skills|
|Decision Making Skills|
|Semester 5||Semester 6|
|Internship (During Semester Break)||Creative Studies & Thesis|
|Entrepreneurship||Music Psychology & Therapy|
|Research Methods||Music Industry Studies|
|Public Relations||Music Copyright|
|Digital Imaging||Legal Aspect in Music Business|
|Composition and Arrangement for Music 2||Stage Perfomance|
* Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) subjects will be introduced from February 2014 onwards as part of government requirements.
Datin Sri Dato’ Siti Nurhaliza Tarudin
Singer/Actress, Limkokwing International Advisor of Performing Arts
Local press saying that 'she rules hearts in Singapore as well as in Malaysia' and 'her reign as the queen of Malay pop songs is still going strong'.
- Music Producer
- Music Composer
- Music Arranger
- Studio Engineer
- Mastering Engineer
- Sound Designer
- Foley Artist
- Live Sound Engineer
- Music Publisher
- Artist & Repertoire
- Voice Over Talent
About the Industry
Music is an art form whose medium is sound and silence. Its common elements are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture.