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Music Technology Level 3 at EKC Group

Course description

Perfect if you want to work in the music business as a DJ, live sound engineer, producer or composer.

Course content

You’ll learn how to use industry standard software to create and produce music. You’ll also learn live sound techniques, as well as learning all about the music industry, song writing and composing. You will have the opportunity to run one of our in-house micro businesses, which will involve organising and playing a monthly gig or putting out releases on our College record label. You can look forward to working on projects that reflect the rigours of industry in our brand new Centre for Creative Industries. In Year 1 of this 2 year Study Programme you will complete the Diploma. Upon successful completion of Year1 you will progress onto an Extended Diploma in Year 2, equivalent to 3 A levels. If you wish to go on to study at University you would need to successfully complete the Extended Diploma.This Study Programme will include English and Maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at C grades or equivalent, including Maths and English. Students may be able to progress from Level 2 vocationally related programmes.


You will learn through practical and written assessments.

Financial information

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. If you are aged 24 and over an Advanced Learning loan may be available if you are studying at Level 3 and above. To find out if you’re eligible visit Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare. Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:Broadstairs Campus Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail supportservices.Broadstairs Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.

Future opportunities

What next? On successful completion of the Extended Diploma you could progress onto one of our HNC Music programmes, into the industry or university.

Further information

Please Contact - Student Support Services on 01843 605062, e-mail:

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 30 September 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year(s)
  • Course code: 003148/1/1
  • Web url:
  • Number of planned places: 10

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    • EKC Group's Broadstairs College is  located on the Isle of Thanet in Broadstairs, Kent on the southeast coast of the United Kingdom.

      We offer an outstanding range of college Study Programmes across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.
      The Broadstairs campus is located on Ramsgate Road, and over the last three years over £25m has been invested in new facilities which include a Centre for Environmental Technologies, a centre for Creative Industries and a unique-4 Star Training hotel.
      EKC Group is committed to developing the prosperity and wellbeing of the communities we serve.