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Performing Arts with a Music element BTEC Level 3 at Sutton Community Academy

Course description

Music plays a huge part in our everyday lives, from a music alarm to wake us up, theme music for breakfast TV, personal mp3 listening and background music in shops. And then there’s the whole world of media…….films…….theatre……etc. We are surrounded by music everyday of our lives and this all has to be composed, performed, recorded, promoted, and produced. Music Technology is an essential and integral part of this process and employs millions of people worldwide.

During this course you will study how to record in our music studio, and research recording products. Alongside the practical work you will also study the impact that music technology has had in the twentieth century and its current place within the industry.

Entry requirements

Although not essential, studying music or ICT at B-TEC/GCSE would be a distinct advantage.

Future opportunities

There are many careers in the music and performing arts world which rely on an understanding of or skills in music technology including……technical theatre, recording studios, multimedia, film and TV, games production etc.

Further information

Music Technology combines well with many other subjects, particularly those with a technology or arts element. There is also a proven connection with mathematical based subjects.

It is also a good basis for further study whether at diploma or degree level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sutton Community Academy directly.

Last updated date: 31 October 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September