Industry relevant skills and knowledge in all aspects of new digital technologies; practice is supported by theory in studios and live performances. The music industry is a highly lucrative one. To ensure you have the skills to succeed you will develop progressional skills in key areas such as DJ Techniques, Composition Skills, Studio Techniques, Audio Engineering, Music Production and Live Sound.
Four GCSEs at grade C/4 or above or equivalent Level 2 qualification. Profile must include GCSE English or Mathematics at grade C/4 or above. A CD or relevant work related material. Equivalent qulifications will be considered. Satisfactory reference and interview.
International Entry Requirements
Our team of specialist course tutors interview every applicant to ensure they are placed on the correct course. For entry on to the first year Music Technology pathway (BTEC Level 3 90 Credit) High School Leavers Certificate C grade or above or other related comparable qualifications. Satisfactory reference, plus portfolio evidence . IELTS 5.0 or equivalent certificate.
For second year entry onto the Music Technology pathway (Extended Diploma) successful completion of a BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Music Technology or Music and satisfactory reference. IELTS 5.0 or equivalent certificate.
Duration and Delivery
On completion of 90 Credit Music Technology pathway most students choose to continue onto the Music Technology or Music Extended Diploma second year. Some mature students choose to progress onto an HNC, further training or into employment.
Students who complete the Extended Diploma Music Technology can progress to Higher Education; many progress onto our in-house HNC Music (Production), while others many win places either at alternative Universities or at specialist institutions to follow degree courses in related areas. However, we also expect that many will use this course as a direct step into a career in Music Production, Live Sound or Events Management.