Diploma in Audio Engineering

SAE Institute

Subject area

Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified




1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills for industry level entry into audio engineering related positions of advanced audio, broadcasting, music and entertainment industries.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Domestic students: 17 years of age, have SC/NCEA level 1 Mathematics and Science, a good command of oral and written English. International students: 18 years of age, have SC/NCEA equivalent qualifications, IELTS Test Score of 6

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$12,853 $12,853
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$10,054 $10,054
Total $22,907 $22,907

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $43,011
Earnings range $33,003 - $52,554
In employment 64%
In further study 24%
On a benefit 6%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

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$5,000 per annum

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 373 4712
Fax: (09) 373 4713
Email: s.major@sae.edu
Web: http://auckland.sae.edu/

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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