Opportunities associated with Audio Engineering


Audio engineering is a new and emerging field of engineering in the present time. This stream as a course is unique and distinct in its own way. Audio engineering as a concept is involved in the recording and the recreation of sounds. This is done mainly with the help of new modern electronic devices. This course has huge potential as there are immense opportunities in areas of film making, audio engineering etc. The job opportunity for an individual who has done a course in audio engineering arises in sound mixing, recording, reproducing etc.

Course outlook

There are various courses related to audio engineering which are being offered by institutes in India. Any student who has completed his intermediate level of education can join this field. The courses which are offered are mainly vocational programs, graduate/post graduate level program also. There are various government as well as private institutes which offer courses in this field. Some of the reputed institutes which offer courses in this field are –

  • The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune
  • The Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute
  • The Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu, Chennai

The students who take up this course will get knowledge in the theoretical and practical aspects of recording, reproduction of sounds in different ways. The students are made professionally capable of dealing with the area of sound engineering. A person who is engaged in this field should be creative enough to inculcate different concepts in to their regular work.

Job prospects

As already mentioned, the job opportunities in this field are numerous. Following are some of the areas where in the audio engineers may be involved –

  • Recording studios
  • Film studios
  • Film and multimedia organizations
  • Post-production units

The audio engineers specialize in various fields of sound engineering such as special effects, music, sounds etc to fetch better job opportunities in this area. Hence the course of audio engineering requires the candidates to have an interest towards music and other related areas. Creativity is important in this field where in one may be able to contribute their ideas in the development of certain new forms of music in this field. The communication skills, i.e. oral communication and interpersonal skills will form a dominant part in this job area. Audio engineers may in due course be able to rise in to various supervisory positions after completing this course. The success in any job depends on the level of interest and commitment showed in that. Hence this course is very much apt for people who are creative in all aspects.



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    sourav roy:

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