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Music Technology Diploma

Music Technology at Douglas College is the only audio program of its kind in Metro Vancouver and will give you the training you need to have a successful career in sound engineering, music software, audio engineering and music production. 

 Why Music Technology at Douglas?

  • The best instruction. You'll get hands-on training from working industry professionals on state-of-the-art equipment and graduate ready to start your career. 
  • Variety. You'll take a variety of audio engineering courses, covering topics like MIDI, sequencing and synthesis, audio recording, music for film, music scoring, studio setup and maintenance, career development and music ensembles. 
  • Value. At a fraction of the price of similar programs at private institutions, the Music Technology Diploma program is an affordable way to get the skills you need for a career in music.
  • Transferability. Are you a university music student? If you have one or two years of university music training, you will most likely meet all of the prerequisites for this program and be eligible for early admission.
  • Professional upgrading. If you're already working in the music industry and want to become more literate in music technology, Music Technology at Douglas College is a great choice. You'll earn a diploma and increase your value in the workplace in just two years.

More Information

Our Fall 2017 Intake is currently full, please contact our department for information about applications for Fall 2018.

For information about admission requirements, courses, intake dates and more, visit the Program and Course Catalogue

To book your Music Technology entrance audition and assessments (after your general acceptance to the college) email the Performing Arts Assistant.  

Click here for some information that will help you prepare for your MTD entrace audition and assessments.
Click here for a sample MTD Music Theory assessment test.

Prospective MTD Students looking to upgrade their skills in preparation for their entrance assessments in Tech and Music Theory are encouraged to complete the MTD Prep Tech and/or MTD Prep Theory courses available through the DC Community Music School.  

For further questions, email coordinator Blair Fisher, or call him at 604-527-5272. 

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