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BTEC Level 3 Diploma Music Technology at St Laurence School

Course description

Compulsory Areas of Study
9 Delivering a Music Product (Major project. Linked to 25)
14 Listening skills for Music Technologists (Aural skills gained through practical
25 Music Production Techniques (Studio skills. Linked to 9)
39 The Sound and Music Industry (Work-related studies)

Optional Topics (Examples) you have to complete 8
3 Arranging Music (A chance to arrange music in a variety
of styles)
7 Composing Music (A chance to develop skills through a
wide range of composition briefs)
20 Music and Sound for the Moving Image (Working with film, television and

11 Music Events Management (Acquiring the knowledge and skills of
running events. Linked to 24)
29 Live Sound Techniques (Using and understanding live music
technology, such as PAs. Supported by
work shadowing at WMC)
32 Sequencing Systems and Techniques (Using Logic, Pro-Tools and Sibelius)
40 Working and Developing as a Musical (Working and performing with Ensemble
other Musicians Linked to 24)
24 Music Project (Planning, organising and staging a live
gig. Linked to 11 and 40)

Entry requirements

You need to be able to play an instrument or sing, and it is preferable that you have taken GCSE Music. Strong ICT and music keyboard skills are also required.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Laurence School directly.

Last updated date: 11 November 2014

Key information

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