Diploma in Sound and Music Technology

Faculty of Multimedia Creativity KP/JPS (KA6818) 03/16

Music is a thriving, fast-expanding business. With the proliferation of TV and radio stations, emergence of new media, and technology convergence, the music horizons are expanding beyond traditional perimeters. This is an exciting time of technological change and challenge. You can be part of this booming industry when you show the potential and passion for music. You are also in sync, if you have a keen interest in music technology. Students pursuing the programme learn essential skills such as digital audio application, music arrangement and studio acoustics. In the process, you acquire cutting-edge skills as well as hands-on experience with an array of professional equipment. Another competitive advantage is the access and exposure to other campus facilities, and new learning dimensions in the form of mass communication, film and TV, broadcasting, multimedia and advertising.

Show Programme Structure


Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2
Human Hearing & Sound Foundation Microphones & Speakers
Audio Signal Flow Basic Recording
Introduction to Analogue Audio Workstations English for Music 2
English for Music 1 Music Introduction 2
Moral/Islamic Studies* Music Appreciation
Music Introduction 1 Malaysian Studies*
Year 2
Semester 3 Semester 4
Advanced Analogue Recording Application Audio Mastering
Ear Training Audio Live Sound
Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B* Studio Acoustics
Keyboard Harmony Music Composition & Arrangement 1
Music Introduction 3 Advanced Digital Audio Workstation
MIDI, Synthesis & Sampling Vocal Technique
Year 3
Semester 5 Semester 6
Music Composition & Arrangement 2 Sound Design
Internship Music Business & Law
Career Management Audio Surround
Audio System Maintenance & Computer Management
Album Production
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