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Live Sound and Event Production UAL Level 3 Diploma at Northbrook College Sussex

Course description

This course is designed for students interested in the live sound engineering and technical support of a variety of music and entertainment events including gigs, festivals, clubs and theatres.

Course content

You will be working in our state-of-the-art new studio complex learning sound engineering and music production techniques. You will work in The Northbrook Theatre for staging and basic lighting and also at local venues in support of College bands and events.

You will also study the music industry, looking at safety and legal aspects, as well as developing your career and how to achieve a regular income from it.

If you have less that grade C in GCSE English or Maths, you will also study that subject at college.

Entry requirements

To start on this course, you need:

4 GCSEs at grades A* to C including either English or Maths (if you have A* to C in English, your Maths grade must be minimum D - or vice versa) 
a relevant Level 2 qualification, including English and Maths requirements.

(If you will not have the above qualifications, you may be able to start on the Level 2 course in Music Technology instead, before applying to move on to this Level 3 course.

Future opportunities

After 1 year, you can achieve a UAL Diploma In Music Performance and Production. Some students will seek employment but most will apply for the Extended Diploma course (below).

After 2 years, you can achieve a UAL Extended Diploma in Music Performance and Production. This is equivalent to 3 A Levels. This means you can apply for university level courses or seek work in the music and entertainment industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northbrook College Sussex directly.

Last updated date: 10 May 2016
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