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Level 2 Diploma in Music Technology at Shrewsbury College

Course description

This programme will introduce you to the technical and theoretical skills required in the music industry. You will gain a strong foundation to progress to further study. The course is very practical with workshops in, Music Production, Sequencing, Music Performance and the Music Industry. You will have the opportunity to take part in live music performances and workshops. You will also undertake a number of creative production projects and practical exercises throughout the year.

Course content

This programme will introduce you to the technical and theoretical skills required in the music industry. You will gain a strong foundation to progress to further study. The course is very practical with workshops in, Music Production, Sequencing, Music Performance and the Music Industry. You will have the opportunity to take part in live music performances and workshops. You will also undertake a number of creative production projects and practical exercises throughout the year.

Entry requirements

At Least five GCSE's with a Grade D or above. Ideally, applicants will have a GCSE grade C or above in English. You should also possess a clear enthusiasm for Music Technology.

Assessment

The course assessment is based on continuous assessment and exams. This will comprise of studio recordings, computer compositions, performances, written reports, presentations, research, online exams, paper exams and practical assessment.

Financial information

Recommended Equipment: Headphones with a ¼” Jack adaptor; USB hard drive or memory stick (at least 8GB); A contribution towards educational visits may also be required; Notepad; Diary;A contribution towards educational visits may also be requested.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 January 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course code: FLR2MTC-APP15

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