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.
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.
The course is made up of the following units:
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.
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.
Successful completion of this course can lead to higher education in the field of music and/or music technology.
Students can work as a sound engineer, studio technician, or move into an educational role.
Last updated: 31 October 2018
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