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Music Technology

Amplify your music career with this specialist programme. This course emphasises the use of technology to capture, manipulate and produce your very own music. You will explore specialist areas including live sound, sound recording, sequencing, mixing, mastering and composition. You will also gain a comprehensive understanding of music software and how to use it.

Want a career in the music industry or in sound production? Join us and cover digital and analogue recording and mixing techniques, music Sequencing, music and sound production, marketing, the music industry, music and sound for multimedia, live sound and much more.

Aireville Campus
Study Location
1-2 Years
depending on Level
How your qualification is made up

Entry Requirements

  • Level 3 – 5 GCSEs grade 9-4 or Music Technology Level 2 (Merit/Distinction) including English & maths GCSEs grade 9-4
  • Level 2 – 4 GCSEs grade 9-1 including English & maths
  • Level 1 – 4 GCSEs grade 9-1 including English & maths
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What you will study

Units
• Introduction to Music, Performing & Production Arts
• Introduction to Research for Music, Performing & Production Arts
• Communicating with an Audience for Music & Performing Arts
• Production Development for Music & Performing Arts
• Performance Development for Music & Performing Arts
Units
• Introduction to Music Performance
• Introduction to Music Production
• Listening Skills for Music Performance & Production
• Exploring Music Composition
• Contextual Research for Music Performance & Production
• Music Performance Skills & Practice
Units
• Principles of Music
• Performance & Production
• Critical Listening & Music Composition
• Music Industry & Professional Practice
• Critical & Contextual
• Awareness for Music
• Performance & Production
• Music Production in Context
• Music Performance in Context
• Preparation for Specialist Study in Music Performance & Production
• Collaborative Music Performance Project
• Extended Project in Music Performance & Production

What's Next?

Select your preferred study programme (subject). You can make 2 choices now and make a final decision in June. We will give you a conditional offer based on your predicted/actual GCSEs.

Further Study

  •  Music BSc

Careers

  • Audio Visual Specialist
  • Music Producer
  • Music Director
  • Media & Event Support Specialist
  • Keyboard & Studio Recording Specialist
  • Music Instructor
  • Studio Engineer
  • Studio Manager