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BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Music Technology at Kingston College

Course description

This course is for aspiring Producers, Artists, DJs, Live Sound Engineers and anyone interested in making and recording music. It offers students an insight into the Music Industry, Advanced Composition, Studio Production and Live Sound.

As well as utilising the College’s industry standard 5.1 surround sound Studio and industry level sequencing equipment / software, the course has units on Live Sound, Events Management, Marketing and Promotion. Students on the Extended Diploma, as part of their final major project, produce recordings to be released through the College’s own record label.

The 90 Credit qualification is a one year full-time course and is equivalent to 1.5 A-levels. The natural progression on successful completion is into a second year for completion of a full Extended Diploma; the Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A-levels. Some mature students however may choose to progress from the 90 Credit one year course directly into employment or alternative training.

Preview tracks from the BigHead Musik Release are on our soundcloud.

Course content

Industry relevant skills and knowledge in all aspects of new digital technologies; practice is supported by theory in studios and live performances. The music industry is a highly lucrative one. To ensure you have the skills to succeed you will develop professional skills in key areas such as DJ Techniques, Composition Skills, Studio Techniques, Audio Engineering, Music Production and Live Sound.

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Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade C/4 or above or equivalent Level 2 qualification (Merit). Profile must include GCSE English or Mathematics at grade C/4 or above.

A CD or relevant work related material. Equivalent qualifications will be considered.

Satisfactory reference and interview.

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Future opportunities

Second year of a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts (Music/ Music Technology), further Performing Arts training, creative industries employment or our HNC in Music Production for over 18s subject to meeting entry requirements.

Further information

For more information please contact our Admissions Team on 020 8268 3073 or email


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 October 2017
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