Course Description

This mixing and mastering course gives you an understanding of the concepts and techniques used in modern audio mixing. In this course you'll study professional recordings, learn to recognize the sonic characteristics and elements of professional mixes and apply them in a practical workstation environment. You will also learn the principles of mastering and the preparation of material for commercial release.

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completing this course, you will know how to:

  • evaluate the elements of a successful mix through ear training and critical listening
  • prepare a mix combining MIDI, virtual instruments and recorded audio
  • optimize balance, levels, and gain structure
  • understand and apply dynamic effects and equalization
  • understand and apply reverberation and delay
  • apply additional special effects and automation
  • discuss and demonstrate surround audio and Dolby Atmos
  • export a final mix, and master in multiple formats for audio, streaming and video.


All courses AUDI and VDEO
- usb stick for all (32GB)
- video portable SSD Drive (1TB)
- plug in headphones
- laptop with standard SAIT requirements

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Mixing and Mastering
Laboratory - In Person
M, W
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Oct 02, 2023 to Oct 04, 2023
Laboratory - In Person
W, M
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Oct 11, 2023 to Oct 30, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $599.00
Drop Request Deadline
May 18, 2023 to Oct 03, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
May 18, 2023 to Oct 03, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Oct 04, 2023 to Oct 20, 2023
Required Software
All courses AUDI - usb stick for all (32GB) - plug in headphones
Reading List / Textbook
Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca.

Prerequisites: AUDI 011 or AUDI 003 is required prior to taking this course.

Please note that there is no class on Oct 9th (Thanksgiving)

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