Music and Media BTEC Level 1 Diploma

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This creative programme focuses on the use of specialist computer software, live sound performance techniques, and media production to offer students an excellent introduction to the music and media industry. Music, music technology, and video and media related themes will be studied including live performance skills, sound recording, computer-based music production, live sound, and video editing for the music industry.

Personal effectiveness and professional development units provide time for students to research the music and media industries and define the qualities, qualifications and skills reqired to find employment. Access to careers advice allows learners to look at all the opportun…

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This creative programme focuses on the use of specialist computer software, live sound performance techniques, and media production to offer students an excellent introduction to the music and media industry. Music, music technology, and video and media related themes will be studied including live performance skills, sound recording, computer-based music production, live sound, and video editing for the music industry.

Personal effectiveness and professional development units provide time for students to research the music and media industries and define the qualities, qualifications and skills reqired to find employment. Access to careers advice allows learners to look at all the opportunities open to them to study music performance or media at a higher level. Additional learning and pastoral support is offered through the tutorial system. As part of the course students are required to demonstrate specific literacy, numeracy and ICT skills alongside their main subject studies. These Functional Skills will help students with their coursework and also prepare them for further education life and work.

The course is taught through a range of approaches designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop technical skills for practical applications and provide vocational real-world experience. Emphasis is placed on kinaesthetic teaching and learning methods, opportunities for planning, and involvement with events are integral to the qualification. Delivery methods will include practical workshop sessions in our recording studios, computer music suites, rehearsal rooms and live performance spaces, classroom-based theory sessions supported by IT and computer-based research, real-world music industry situations (live performances, recording sessions, record company meetings etc), educational visits to venues, live performances and other music industry-related work places.

A formal practical Level 1 music qualification that will give you the opportunity to study a music/music technology-related programme at Level 2. Throughout the duration of the programme students will develop a portfolio of work, improve their music business knowledge and gain skills to help them to publish their music independently and find employment, or make a successful application for a higher course. Additional learning and pastoral support is offered through tutorial support.

Experience of music and media, the ability to play a musical instrument or sing is an advantage but not a necessity. All applicants will be interviewed and will be required to either audition or present some examples of prior music/media technology work. A satisfactory reference is required.

You could progress to the Music BTEC Level 2 Diploma.

16 to 18 EU tuition fee : £65.00
19+ EU tuition fee : £1,396.00
19+ Concession EU tuition fee : £65.00

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