Tuition Fees

Tuition Fees, Harbourside IT, School of Audio Engineering and Music Production, Vancouver Canada

 Audio Engineering and Music Production Program: $14,850 *

Textbooks and materials (package): $1,000


Advanced Recording Artist Program: $5,250*

Textbooks and materials (package): $350



Electronic Music Production – Ableton: $8,850*

Textbooks and materials (package): $500


Ableton 101 Weekend Workshop: $395*

Includes Textbook and Taxes



Take both Pro Tools 101 and 110 and receive a $50 discount. Avid courseware included.

Pro Tools 101: $400*


Pro Tools 110: $550*


Pro Tools 130: $550*



Both of the programs below are included in the Advanced Recording Artist program.

Pro Tools 201 


Pro Tools 210M



Introduction to Basic Recording Techniques: $75o*


*Prices subject to change without notice
GST applicable to part-time courses only – PST charged on Textbooks and Materials
Domestic Student Application/Assessment Fee: $150
International Student Application/Assessment Fee: $250


Student Funding

Harbourside IT is accredited by the Private Career Training Institutions Agency (of BC) – PCTIA. Financial assistance is available through Provincial and National Student Aid Programs. Canadian Citizens and Landed Immigrants may be eligible for Federal and Provincial student loan funding. Loans may also be available from financial institutions in Canada, or other countries. Students may be eligible for training through Employment Insurance, Band Training Programs, or the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia.


Bursaries And Scholarships

The Harbourside Institute of Technology offers academic bursaries to eligible students enrolled in the Audio Engineering and Music Production program and the Advanced Recording Artist program. These bursaries are awarded on the basis of financial need and availability. HIT bursaries are given to students who exhibit a real passion and ability in the field of audio engineering and music production and who are experiencing financial hardship. Scholarships offered by other organizations other than HIT may also be available to eligible students. The criteria for these scholarships are determined by the organization supplying the scholarship funds. The following website can assist students in their search for outside scholarship funding: Student Awards