Exclusively designed for international students, the higher education diploma for technical music professions is a collaboration of University of Maine and the European technological institute for musical professions. It runs on a full-time basis from September to May, including technical training, professional culture classes, practical work experience with a company and career guidance and support.
The sound engineering course can be followed during 1 year or 2 years depending on the candidate’s profile.
After a French language preparation course (if necessary), the international student follows the same theoretical and practical courses than the rest of the students of the chosen speciality.
French language preparation course (non-French-speaking students)
The French language preparation course is given by University of Maine. This course aims to enable the students to follow the technical courses in French. A certificate will be given to every participant at the end of the course.
Communication an professional relations
English • Communication • Collaboration with different professionals (Video and Light specialists)
Electroacoustic • Maths • Technics and use of sound engineering materials • welding • technological surveillance
Sound engineering preparation
Acoustic • Professional rules • Case study
Sound engineering application
Assembly and tuning of broadcasting systems • Acoustic measurement
Mixing • Recording • Musical instrument acoustics • Musical culture
Training period in the company and career project
A practical work experience of 4 weeks in a company for the 1-year course, two work placements (4 and 6 weeks) for the 2-year course • Guidance and support to develop the career project in the home country