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Music Technology BTEC at King's Oak Academy

Course description

Mix live sound like a pro. Record and master vocals, guitars & drums. Use Logic Pro to compose & create. Go beyond the basics to realise your own sound, then play it LOUD...

Course content

Year 1

Live Sound Techniques: Learn to set up complex PA systems, balance sound & mix for live performers on stage.
Music Production Techniques: Master recording studio techniques then mix for that studio quality sound. 
Sound Creation & Manipulation: Using Macs, create & compose your own musical ideas.

Year 2

Special Subject Investigation: Choose, justify, research then present your ideas on your own specialist music subject. 
Music and Sound for the Moving Image: Create sound effects, title music & underscore for a moving image.
Delivering a Music Product: See a music product such as an EP or concert from inception to completion.


Entry requirements

Grade B in Music


Teacher marked and externally moderated.

Future opportunities


Foundation/BA/BSc degree in music/creative music tech; sound engineering: acoustics; music production; music industry management; sonic arts.


Studio engineer/technician; DJ; composer; radio presenter; arrange; artists manager; audio programmer; backline technician; sound designer; studio manager; music & retail.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King's Oak Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 June 2015

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