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Music Technology AS/A Level at The Commonweal School

Course description

Music Technology plays a key role in the creation of music across the world. This qualification is designed to offer a wide range of engaging and useful tasks to anyone interested in understanding the processes and principals involved in composing and producing modern music. By utilising all the necessary tools and equipment, students are encouraged to explore their own musicality by creating and re-creating original pieces through the use of current music technology, all within the context of the music industry. The course has many strong practical elements and supports the development of recording studio based skills, whilst also covering music and technology from many recent genres. Addition skills gained during the course will include self-motivation, self-confidence, organisation and teamwork.

Entry requirements

You would be expected to have Grade C or above at Music GCSE level. It is beneficial to have some music theory knowledge as it will help with the listening and sequencing parts of the course. Having a keen interest in music and music technology is also of vital important and having some basic keyboard skills will be useful (but not essential) for the sequencing elements of the course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Commonweal School directly.

Last updated date: 19 January 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September