The modules offered under the Diploma programme are:
–Musical Instruments Manufacturing Technology
– Music Performance Management
This module is divided into instrumental and vocal performances that focus on the traditional music from ethnic communities in Malaysia as well as western music (classical and modern). Focus is given to the technique of playing musical instruments with the correct style besides building self confidence in the students’ appearance during performances. This module focuses on the conservation and manufacture of musical instruments for instance, the Malay drums, stringed instrument, wind instrument and skills in tuning the sound system for the knobbed gong. In addition, emphasizes is also given in composition and arrangement of songs, but major significance is specified in the techniques of writing scores, rhythm section, analysis of scores and compositions. On the other hand, the technology module provides the technical and creative approach in handling equipment and music software. The module and approach aim to produce students who are able to create high quality music and recording. Moreover, students will be exposed to the techniques of music conservation in audio or manuscript and skills in music information management in the form of web and database. This module introduces the theoretical, creative and technical aspects in music production. In the end, students will be given the opportunity to conduct a music performance as their assessment.