Music Technology BTEC Level 3 Diploma (Fast Track)

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Developed specifically for adult learners wishing to gain access to higher education, this exciting course enables students to develop the skills needed to work within the sound/music and broadcasting/film industries. A wide range of music technology-related themes will be studied including music production techniques and audio engineering principles, production planning, video camera skills and video editing techniques, planning and delivering a music product, music sequencing, sound for the moving image, sound creation and manipulation, the sound and music industry, live sound techniques and music technology in performance.

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Developed specifically for adult learners wishing to gain access to higher education, this exciting course enables students to develop the skills needed to work within the sound/music and broadcasting/film industries. A wide range of music technology-related themes will be studied including music production techniques and audio engineering principles, production planning, video camera skills and video editing techniques, planning and delivering a music product, music sequencing, sound for the moving image, sound creation and manipulation, the sound and music industry, live sound techniques and music technology in performance.

A wide range of music technology related themes will be studied including music production techniques and audio engineering principles, production planning, video camera skills and video editing techniques, planning and delivering a music product, music sequencing, sound for the moving image, sound creation and manipulation, the sound and music industry, live sound techniques and music technology in perforformance. 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 life and work.

You are taught by specialist tutors who are all experienced practitioners of their field and are assessed through coursework designed round lessons that incorporate demonstrations, workshops, micro-teaching and tutor guided support. 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, production company meetings etc) self-directed study using resources on our online VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) and educational visits to venues, live performances and other music industry-related work places. Some assessment will give you the chance to participate in work related fields within the confines of the college environment.

A Music Technology BTEC Level 3 Diploma (equivalent to 2 A levels). Students who do not have GCSEs at grade C or above in English Language and Maths will also be able to study for Adult Literacy and Numeracy qualifications. Throughout the duration of the programme students will develop a portfolio of work, music industry knowledge and the skills to help them to publish their work independently and find employment or support an application for a higher education course. Additional learning and pastoral support is offered through the tutorial support.

As this programme is focused at adult learners there are no formal entry requirements. Prior experience of music and/or media technology is essential. All applicants will be interviewed and should bring along a portfolio of recent music technology-related work. A satisfactory reference is required.

Students who successfully complete the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary/Extended Diploma will be able to progress on to a degree Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma in a music technology-related subject.

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