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Music Technology Btec Level 3 National Diploma at Prendergast - Hilly Fields College

Course description

All BTEC Nationals provide transferable knowledge and skills that prepare learners for progression to university or other higher study either immediately or for career progression.

The transferable skills that universities value include:

•the ability to learn independently

•the ability to research actively and methodically

•to be able to give presentations and be active group members.

BTEC learners can also benefit from opportunities for deep learning where they are able to make connections among units and select areas of interest for detailed study.

BTEC Nationals provide a vocational context in which learners can become prepared for life-long learning through:

•understanding technical terms

•using technical equipment

•effective writing

•analytical skills

•creative development

•preparation for assessment methods used in degrees

Course content

Course overview

Students will study five mandatory units, which include the following topics:

•studio recording techniques

•Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) production

•live sound

•music and sound for media

Learners choose five optional units. They cover content areas such as:

•creative synthesis and sampling

•music technology in performance

•mixing and mastering techniques

•working and developing as a production team.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 25 points at GCSE.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Prendergast - Hilly Fields College directly.

Last updated date: 27 October 2017
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