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Music Audio & Music Production Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

Do you have a passion for music production? Maybe you would like to record and produce a band, create house/electronic music using computer music production software or learn how to mix bands in a live sound setting. You might even want to learn how to write and produce sound and music for TV, Radio or Film or explore the world of acoustics and the science behind how sound works. If so, this course is for you.

Course content

The course is delivered in module form, each one is designed to give you the knowledge and skills required to help you move towards a career in the music Industry. Some modules involve recording and producing bands and artists, creating music and sound for film, game and TV, producing electronic music, acoustics and synthesis and live sound engineering. You will also learn about the music industry and how to set up your own business or get work as a freelancer.

Entry requirements


A minimum of 5 A*-C/ 9-4 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English


Assessment is through a balance of practical work, portfolios of production work and written assignments. There are no formal examinations.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

You will develop skills for both work and/or University. Many of our ex–students are currently enjoying successful careers as musicians, sound engineers and educators.

Further information

Students will work with a professional team of staff who have a wide range of knowledge and experience in the music industry.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 23 October 2017

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