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Introduction to Digital Music



  • Music Production Fundamentals 1 (Propellerheads Reason)
  • Music Production Fundamentals 2 (Native Instruments)
  • Music Theory
  • Intermediate Production with Steinberg Cubase


All modules are compulsory and must be passed.



Love of Music | Creative | Free Spirited | Passionate | Technical



Knowledge and understanding of:

  • Basic and advanced music composition with a focus on modern and electronic music styles
  • Drum programming
  • Scales and intervals
  • Quantizing and groove timing
  • Basic and advanced synthesis
  • Chords and chord progressions
  • MIDI sequencing
  • Effects processing – Inserts and sends
  • Sound shaping
  • Automation
  • Arrangement
  • Reason
  • Cubase
  • Vocal recording and microphone techniques
  • Audio editing
  • Film score composition and production
  • Sound to picture editing
  • Compression and dynamics processing
  • Post production – mixing and mastering
  • Native instruments



  • Remixer, Producer, Live Artist
  • Film Score Composition
  • Sound and Music Design for Games, TV, Film and other Multimedia Applications
  • Record Producer
  • Post Production and Mastering Engineer


Africa’s largest independent dance record label, Soul Candi, has teamed up with Boston City Campus & Business College to bring you a revolutionary new approach to digital music composition and production. This Short Learning Programme, one of a kind in Africa, seamlessly integrates modern music composition with all the latest music production techniques being used by the world’s best hit-making producers.  



Grade 11 Certificate; or National Certificate: (Vocational) L3; or equivalent qualification. No previous knowledge of music of experience with any musical instrument required.


Grade 10 Certificate; or National Certificate: (Vocational) L3; or equivalent qualification. Some previous knowledge of music or experience with any musical instrument is required.




On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Boston Short Learning Programme Introduction to Digital Music Composition and Production.


Available at all Boston Campuses except for the following:

Durban City, Johannesburg City Centre, Sandton, Pretoria Arcadia, Cape Town, East London, Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth and Umhlanga



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