BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Music Technology at Southborough High School
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)
A level or BTEC?
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: C at GCSE
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.