Music Technology A Level at Brimsham Green School
Students of our Edexcel A level in Music Technology will focus on the techniques, practices and principles of music technology as an area of advanced study.
They'll learn about the technical principles that underpin music technology, develop a technical vocabulary, and be encouraged to use music technology as a tool to develop their composing and arranging skills.
AS (1st year)
Unit 1: Music Technology Portfolio 1- Coursework
Unit 2: Listening and Analysing- Exam paper on Popular Music
A2 (2nd year)
Unit 3: Music Technology Portfolio 2- Coursework
Unit 4: Analysing and Producing- Exam: written and practical based
Unit 1: Coursework consisting of 3 pieces: 1 Sequenced Piece, 1 Multi-track, 1 Arrangement of 2 popular styles
Unit 2: Listening exam based on popular music and technological features
Unit 3: Coursework consisting of 3 pieces: 1 Sequenced Piece, 1 Multi-track, 1 composition based on a brief
Unit 4: Exam- live production and written exam based on developments in music technology
This course can lead to careers in many music fields such as sound engineering, music production, studio work, education or any creative genre, as well as degree level study in music and music technology or commercial music courses and qualifications.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brimsham Green School directly.