Exciting, dynamic in depth professional level study into the way the music industry really works. Audio engineering, electronics, acoustics, sequencing, synthesis, studio recording, sound for film/game/TV, music tech performance & music business. The most advanced L3 BTEC available on the south coast. 

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Completion and achievement of the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Technology with suitable grades will enable the learner to progress to higher education to study music technology or other industry related subjects, or to employment
 

What jobs can I get? 

  • Live Sound Engineer
  • Backline Technician
  • Recording Engineer/Producer
  • Acoustician
  • Composer
  • Agent/Promoter/Event or Artist Manager
  • Music Journalist

 

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

To do this course you should have...

A genuine motivation to learn ALL things music tech.

You will also require a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English and maths grades 9-4 (formerly A*-C).

International entry requirements

If you are not from an English Language speaking country, you will need to have UKVI IELTS 5.5. We accept a wide range of academic qualifications awarded overseas and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines for international comparisons. For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

What about work experience? 

International entry requirements 

If you are not from an English Language speaking country, you will need to have UKVI IELTS 5.5. We accept a wide range of academic qualifications awarded overseas and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines for international comparisons. For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
CJN3FD003F 06/09/2021 £0.00 £0.00 £2882.00
There is an Advanced Learner Loan available for this course.

* Please note fees are subject to change.

International Fees 

For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Course content

Course Content 

You will study:

 

• Acoustics

• Audio Engineering

• Live Sound

• Listening Skills

• Music Technology in Performance

• The Sound and Music Industry

• Music and Sound for Moving Image

• Piano Technique and Theory

• Music Production Techniques

• Music Business

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.

Duration 

2 Years

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Level 3

Awarding Body 

EDEXCEL BTEC

Curriculum Area 

Creative Industries - Music

More about the course 

SPECIALIST RESOURCES

The College has a wide range of facilities at the North Road Music Centre including;

Live Performance Room, 7 fully equipped Rehearsal Rooms, 5 Recording Studios (Pro Tools/Cubase and ancillary equipment, including TL Audio M4, Audient Zen, Soundcraft Ghost), Lecture Room, Lecture Theatre, 2 x Technology Suites (Roland MIDI controller, Pro Tools, Cubase and Sibelius) and 6 Practice /Editing Rooms.

Duration 

2 Years

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Level 3

Awarding Body 

EDEXCEL BTEC