Music Technology BTEC Level 3 at Cedars Upper School
This course is designed to support progression to higher education when taken as part of a programme of study that includes other appropriate BTEC Nationals or A Levels. The programme covers a broad basis of study for the music sector with a focus on performance, personal instrumental technique development, music theory and professional practice.
The Music and Music Technology specification involves practical work and encourages the cultivation of a wide range of skills.
The unit titles are:
Music Software skills
Professional practice in the Music Industry
Practical Music Theory and Harmony
Students should have studied Music to GCSE or have a Merit in Music Technology.
The course comprises of 4 units of which 2 are external units.
If pursued further, this course can take you into the world of audio engineering, sound editing, multi-track recording and music production. Further to this, it is a keen tool for potential composers, giving them a further outlet for their musical creativity.
The course is ideally suited to musicians with a strong interest in computing. The ability to play the keyboard fluently is essential.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cedars Upper School directly.