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Music Technology Level 3 at Taverham High School

Course description

What is the Btec Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Music Technology (Production)?

The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Music Technology (Production) provides learners with a programme of learning in Music Technology focussed specifically on recording skills. It will give you the vital abilities to begin a professional career or move on to further study, and an insight into Audio Industry-related vocations. The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Music Technology (Production) has the equivalence of one GCE A Level.

Who is the course for? Music Technology combines creativity and current advances in computer music and digital recording to provide a comprehensive education and training for students with an interest in both. The course will be of interest to students interested in live audio engineering and studio production and who would like to prepare for a higher education qualification in this exciting field.

What will I learn on this course?

In this exciting and fast moving industry you will develop detailed background knowledge with practical experience in different aspects of music production. Students have to undertake a number of units for which they present evidence, based on real-life work and studies. This allows them to demonstrate their skill and knowledge in practical situations

Entry requirements

In addition to the general entry requirements for this subject students should have a good understanding and appreciation of music. Previous experience of making or producing music and having a passion for the music creation process is essential. Knowledge of current music and audio software along with knowledge of microphones and mixing consoles would be beneficial as this will be an integral part of the studio production process. Being able to perform on an instrument would be preferable although not essential for many of the units

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Taverham High School directly.

Last updated date: 03 June 2014

Key information

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