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Level 3 Diploma in Music Technology at Shrewsbury College

Course description

This course is an opportunity for you to develop practical and theoretical skills that are required in the ever changing music industry. Based in our purpose built facilities the course will cover subjects such as:Music Production Techniques;Pop Music in Practice;Music Sequencing and Production;Music Events Management and Music Business. The course is equivalent to 3 A Levels.You will undertake a number of creative production projects and practical exercises. Other methods of assessment will include written assignments and presentations. Your final grades will depend on the portfolio of evidence you produce to demonstrate your achievements. Your learning experience is enhnaced by workshops with professional practitioners and regular performance visits and study trips.

Course content

This course is an opportunity for you to develop practical and theoretical skills that are required in the ever changing music industry. Based in our purpose built facilities the course will cover subjects such as:Music Production Techniques;Pop Music in Practice;Music Sequencing and Production;Music Events Management and Music Business. The course is equivalent to 3 A Levels.You will undertake a number of creative production projects and practical exercises. Other methods of assessment will include written assignments and presentations. Your final grades will depend on the portfolio of evidence you produce to demonstrate your achievements. Your learning experience is enhnaced by workshops with professional practitioners and regular performance visits and study trips.

Entry requirements

You should have achieved at lease 5 GCSE’s in the grade A* - C range or a merit profile in a related BTEC Level 2 Diploma. You should also demonstrate a clear interest or previous experience in Music Technology.

Financial information

A contribution towards educational visits may also be requested.It is expected that you keep rigorous notes during sessions, for this we advise that you purchase a note book or academic journal. Recommended Equipment:-Headphones with a ¼” Jack adaptor; USB hard drive or memory stick (at least 8GB); A contribution towards educational visits may also be required; Notepad; Diary.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shrewsbury College directly.

Last updated date: 15 January 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Course code: FLR3DMT-APP15

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