Recording Engineering

Maynooth University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Recording Engineering

  • Host University

    Maynooth University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Music, Music Technology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    This module will introduce the studio to the students and provide the basic information needed to safely handle the studio equipment. In addition, foundation topics on recording will be covered, to provide the students with the basic skills necessary to use the recording studio. Topics include: studio layout, basic audio theory, mixers, microphones and recording. Students will be assessed by regular assignments and a final practical project. In the second semester, the module will cover more advanced aspects of studio practice, recording techniques and production. Topics will include location recording, multitrack and overdubbing, mixing routines, mastering, etc.

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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