Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Technology at Leeds City College
Possible career paths for music don't just include becoming a professional artist. You can go into music production, performance, music therapy as well as technical roles. Work within your preferred genre of classical, jazz or pop.
You will explore areas such as live sound, sound recording, sequencing, mixing and mastering. Alongside the practical elements of the course, you will spend time learning to use music software in a variety of contexts and develop your understanding of the history of music technology and production.
- Live sound
- Studio recording techniques
- Music and sound for media
- Music technology project
- Music technology in context
- DAW production
- Music technology enterprise opportunities
You must satisfy the following entry requirements:
- Minimum age normally 16; no upper age limit.
- GCSE Maths grade 4 or above, GCSE English Language grade 4 or above and two additional GCSE subjects at 9-4
- Two good references (one of which should be academic)
- If English is not your first language you must have a British Council English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.5.
- You should be able to demonstrate and provide evidence that you have experience with music technology.
In addition to the above, you will also be required to attend an interview and sit a short music technology test.
A combination of internal and external assessments. Assessment is generally done through periodic coursework, projects and set tasks.
After successful completion of the diploma most students will go on to study the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Music Technology
After successful completion of the extended diploma, the majority of learners intend to progress onto university or conservatoire study or seek employment in the sector.
English and Maths are built into your course if your grades are below 4/5
How to apply
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