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Music Technology AS level at Howard of Effingham School

Course description

Unit 1: Music Technology Portfolio 1

This paper has three tasks:

• Sequencing a recording set by Edexcel using music software.

• A multi tracked studio recording of any piece using 8-12 live tracks.

• A sequenced arrangement using given ideas.

Unit 2: Listening and Analysing

• A 1 hour 45 minutes examination paper

This assesses the two areas of study ‘Popular Music Styles since 1910’ and ‘The Principles and Practice of Music Technology’.

Entry requirements

  • Ability to read music notation (Approximately grade 3 Music Theory) 
  • Ability to play a piano style keyboard (Approximately grade 3)


15% Written Paper, 35% Practical coursework tasks.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Howard of Effingham School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year


  • More information
    • Howard of Effingham School is the lead school for The Howard Partnership, a Surrey based Academy chain, originally formed from a federation of schools in 2007 and more recently converting to a Multi Academy Trust.