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Music Technology: Urban and Electronic (Level 3) at Central College Nottingham

Course description

Beats, Bass and Bleeps, we have got it covered. If you love electronic and urban music this course is for you. Covering a broad spectrum of contemporary music genres including House, Drum and Bass, Dubstep, Hip Hop, Trap and Techno you will learn about the origins of electronic music and how music has developed.

Course content

skills of music production, develop your DJ and live music performance techniques, promote your own events and club nights, learn about how the music industry works and set up your own business in the music industry.

You will use a variety of industry-standard equipment from manufacturers that include Pioneer, Ableton, Native Instruments, Proppellerhead and Serato. You will be taught by tutors and guest mentors with a vast knowledge of the music industry and Electronic and Urban music production.

You will also study Functional Skills in Maths and English. English and Maths are an essential part of your studies and will help you succeed on your course. These subjects will help you develop confidence and are the key employability skills that all employers now look for when recruiting.

Entry requirements

One of the following:

  • 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English Language and Maths*
  • A relevant Level 2 qualification including GCSE English Language and Maths* at grade A*-C

*If you do not have both GCSE English Language and Maths at A*-C, we may accept one of them at Grade D in addition to your 4 GCSEs at A*-C. Functional Skills may be accepted instead of GCSE English and/or Maths. Functional Skills Level 1 is equivalent to GCSE Grade D and Level 2 to GCSE Grade C.

Adults who are aged 19+ with relevant industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.


Continual assessment throughout the duration of the course using a variety of methods to grade both practical and academic skills.

Future opportunities

Higher Education or Employment

Further information

This course is based at Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies and you can apply by emailing or calling 0115 993 2321.

Need help with tuition fees, travel or equipment costs? Click here if you are aged 16-18 or here if you are aged 19+

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Central College Nottingham directly.

Last updated date: 22 June 2015
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