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Hayes Campus: Course Starting Tue 01 September 2020

Starts: 01/09/2020

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A*- C) preferably including both English & maths or a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit or above. You will be invited for an interview and audition, plus prior experience of playing an instrument is desirable.

Who is the course for

This course is for those who wish to continue to develop a career as a music technologist. An interest in sound and a love of music of all styles are pre-requisites of this course.

Course Content

The course is made up of the following units:

  • Listening skills for musicians
  • Musical composition
  • Recording Techniques
  • MIDI sequencing using Logic Pro X
  • Sound creation and manipulation.

Study Methods

The aim is provide a good theoretical and practical understanding of music technology. This includes sound creation, sampling, music sequencing, recording techniques and sound operations.

You will collaborate with others to create (at least) an albums’ worth of material over the two years.

In addition to College attendance, students must be prepared to commit at least five hours study time per week.

How is the course assessed

Each unit is assessed through practical assignments and project work. You will be expected to be self-reflective and able to evaluate and critique your work and others.
A good level of written work is expected as you will need to produce word processed reports and evaluations.

Where next - Further Studies

Successful completion of this course can lead to higher education in the field of music and/or music technology.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Students can work as a sound engineer, studio technician, or move into an educational role.

More Information

Last updated: 31 October 2019

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Hayes Campus: Course Starting Tue 01 September 2020

Starts: 01/09/2020

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

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STEPHEN

I joined Uxbridge College so that I would be able to perform as well as record music. I have improved on my instrument, song writing skills, vocals, recording and mixing. The teachers are experienced and knowledgeable in their field and are open to suggestions for future projects and personal development. The computer rooms are equipped with iMacs with Logic Pro X for recording, mixing and mastering your music. We also have two studios to rehearse and record in, each with controls and live rooms. I am thoroughly enjoying my course.