Algonquin College

Music Industry Arts

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Media and Design
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Recording Arts Technology/Technician
Description:This accelerated two-year Music Industry Arts Ontario College Diploma program, delivered over three academic periods (semesters), prepares you to start your music industry career. You learn how to work as an audio professional, performing artist, business professional, or entrepreneur in the music industry.

As a student, you produce multi-track recordings in a real studio environment where you learn the full range of audio engineering and music production skills.
URL:Music Industry Arts at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:42 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,946

Find full details on tuition costs and fees on Algonquin College's website.
Careers:Audio and Video Recording TechniciansRecord Producers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Mathematics 
Applicants must have:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR
  • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR
  • General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR
  • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.


Applicants must also have: English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent), and Mathematics Grade 12 (MCT4C is recommended).

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]
Application Notes : International applicants must have an IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT) Overall 80, with a minimum of 20 in each component: Reading 20; Listening 20; Speaking 20; Writing 20.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Completion of a Supplemental Form and MP3 Recording. Find details on the Algonquin College Additional Admission Requirements website

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 19, 2024

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