Music Technology BTEC Diploma Level 2 at New College Nottingham
If you love music, are interested in a music career and want to develop your technical skills in music production, this is the course for you.
You’ll get plenty of time in the studio, lots of time mixing, editing and making music and you’ll have the chance to work in real venues to support professional sound engineers, including the Capital FM Arena, one of our key industry partners.
ncn Clarendon boasts state-of-the-art facilities including live performance spaces, rehearsal rooms, studios and edit suites. In 2013, ncn’s Academy of Music and Performance became one of the top five in the UK for its student success rates. Putting it simply, if you want to study music and performance, there’s no better place in Nottingham – that’s a fact!
During the course you will learn how to create, compose and record your own music productions and you will study the practical and technical skills
needed to produce your own portfolio of music using industry standard hardware and software.
Specific units include:
• Sound Recording Technique
• DJing Technology and Techniques
• Introduction to Music Technology
• Music Awareness and Industry
You will be expected to demonstrate some experience and ability before you begin the course.
Students must have ONE of the following:
- 4 GCSEs (3 at grades A*-D, including English & Maths
- Introductory Music Level 1 at merit, plus GCSE English and Maths
- Equivalent qualifications - Functional Skills may be accepted in place of GCSE Maths and/or English
You will need to have some basic knowledge of Music Technology and related subjects. This will be assessed at interview.
You will be assessed on practical tasks, projects and productions, supported by a record of written evidence.
- Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Music Technology
- Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma Music
If you would like to find out more about how this could unfold for you, our advisors are on hand to help – just click the Contact an Advisor option to the right.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Nottingham directly.