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BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Music Technology at Southborough High School

Course description


Specification at a glance

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Music Technology

Units of work

BTEC Level 3 offers a practical course which explores the following units:

Ò Music Production Techniques Ò Sequencing Systems

Ò Delivering a Musical Product Ò The Sound & Music Industry

Ò Listening skills for Music Technologists Ò Music Technology in Performance


Ò Each unit of work is split into several assignments with their own deadlines

Ò Grading for the assignments is Pass, Merit & Distinction and assignments can be resubmitted

Ò The qualification count for 2 A levels and can be studied as a Subsidiary diploma (3 units, 5 lessons a week) or the full diploma (6 units, 10 lessons a week)


Entry requirements


A level or BTEC?


A level

BTEC level 3

Be a confident performer who is self-motivated to practise at least 3 hours a week

Be interested in the technical aspects of Music

Be willing to learn the theory behind composition


Be practical and hands on

Be open to learning about a wide variety of styles of music


Be happy to try out a variety of roles such as researcher, sound engineer, composer etc.

….Be hard working! This course is NOT an easy option. But it will be fun!


…Be good at working to deadlines; this is a busy course


COURSE REQUIREMENT: previous experience on Logic


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Southborough High School directly.

Last updated date: 20 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Number of planned places: 12

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