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Music Technology A-Level at Nunthorpe Academy

Course description

Why choose Music Technology?

There are many important opportunities in higher education - and many career possibilities - for those proficient in handling music technology. This Music Technology A level will provide valuable experience and preparation for students aiming to progress to higher education in the subject. Careers in music technology include record producing, sound engineering and teaching.

What does the course involve?

Music technology plays a key role in music across the world. This qualification (the only Advanced Subsidiary and Advanced Level GCE in Music Technology) is designed to open up a range of exciting and useful tasks to a wide candidature and to encourage students to learn about the subject.

Students, including those who do not play a traditional instrument, are encouraged to explore their musicality and create original materials using technology.

Like its predecessor this specification retains an emphasis on practical tasks, but it has been slimmed down and updated, with all tasks appropriate to styles of music that use music technology

Entry requirements

GCSE Music Grade B or above or BTEC Music (Merit or higher).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nunthorpe Academy directly.

Last updated date: 27 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years