Music Technology BTEC Certificate/Subsidiary Diploma

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Music Technology BTEC Certificate/Subsidiary Diploma - Barnstaple, Devon
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Course code: FTB029

School of Creative Industries

The Programme

This qualification is the equivalent of an AS Level offering the same number of UCAS points. It consists of one mandatory unit, at least one specialist unit and one optional unit.
The topics that are covered and assessed are:
Music Production Techniques: the aim of this unit is to develop learners' awareness of the equipment and techniques used in recording studios to the extent that they can produce a complete studio recording.

Sequencing Systems and Techniques: the aim of this unit is to develop learners' k…

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Music Technology BTEC Certificate/Subsidiary Diploma - Barnstaple, Devon
Level 3 NEW Apply for this course

Course code: FTB029

School of Creative Industries

The Programme

This qualification is the equivalent of an AS Level offering the same number of UCAS points. It consists of one mandatory unit, at least one specialist unit and one optional unit.
The topics that are covered and assessed are:
Music Production Techniques: the aim of this unit is to develop learners' awareness of the equipment and techniques used in recording studios to the extent that they can produce a complete studio recording.

Sequencing Systems and Techniques: the aim of this unit is to develop learners' knowledge of music sequencing software and the transferable skills that facilitate the realisation of musical ideas in both audio and MIDI environments. Learners will develop the skills to set up, use and discuss sequencing systems and techniques.

The Programme Content

The topics that are covered and assessed are:
Music Production Techniques - the aim of this unit is to develop learners' awareness of the equipment and techniques used in recording studios to the extent that they can produce a complete studio recording.
Sequencing Systems and Techniques - the aim of this unit is to develop learners' knowledge of music sequencing software and the transferable skills that facilitate the realisation of musical ideas in both audio and MIDI environments. Learners will develop the skills to set up, use and discuss sequencing systems and techniques. The BTEC courses in music and music technology aim to provide a broad educational base for further training, further education and employment within the music sector. The qualification will develop learners' abilities through the knowledge and skills gained in different parts of the programme.

Entry Requirements

Minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above; we recommended that these include GCSE Music and Maths.

Costs

Studio fees of £30. You will need to provide your own good quality headphones and a memory stick to save your work to*.

Venue

Barnstaple, Main Site

Progression

In the past, students studying music technology subjects have progressed to higher education at establishments such as Bath, Salford, TVU, Leeds and Cardiff. Now that we have foundation degrees at Petroc you can continue studying to a higher level without the stress and financial hassle of leaving home. Some students in the past have gone straight into the profession (local or national companies, or starting their own business). Most students on the course regularly read professional magazines (eg Sound on Sound) and apply are advertised.

Length of Study

Two years.

Academic Year

This course starts in the 2013 / 2014 academic year.

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