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Music Technology Level 3 Diploma at Cirencester College

Course description

Develop your music technology and production skills using Logic Pro, work on projects based on realistic workplace situations, learn to sequence, record, produce and compose with technology.  Take the opportunity to record your own band or DJ work.  In addition, you will study the historical context and development of music technology and the influence of world music.

Course content

How will you be taught?

•       Year 1 Level 3 Certificate – You will be timetabled for 4 hours 30 minutes. per week for this course alone.  You may have to use the recording facilities in your own time to complete assignments.  During the timetabled hours you will attend lectures and demonstrations on recording/production and sequencing techniques.  You will do a warm up assignment to familiarise yourself with industry standard equipment then start your external assessed coursework.

 

•       Year 2 Subsidiary Diploma –  You will be timetabled for 4 hours 30 minutes. per week for this course alone.  You may have to use the recording facilities in your own time to complete assignments.  During the timetabled hours you will attend lectures and demonstrations on music technology in performance, sound creation and manipulation and music for the moving image.  You will do a warm up assignment to familiarise yourself with industry standard equipment then start your external assessed coursework.

The Level 3 Certificate is the equivalent to 1 AS and the Subsidiary Diploma is the equivalent to 1 A2.  On completion, you could apply for a job in the industry or use it alongside other qualifications to apply to University.

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Future opportunities

Music degrees can be studied at a university or at a music college. They can vary from Music Production to Creative Composition and ultimately can lead to working in studios, recording own music or working for recording studios, DJing, teaching and so on.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 January 2017
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