This BTEC National Diploma is a practical course where you will learn about the production processes in the music industry.
|Study Type:||Full Time|
|Academic Level:||Level 3|
|Awarded by:||Pearson (BTEC)|
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You will develop the skills you need to start a career by completing assignments that are based on real work situations. You will learn how to use computer music systems, synthesisers & samplers & develop skills in recording, post production techniques and operating live sound systems.
The course is made up of 18 units. You will also study key skills communication (English).
Examples of units studied are:
Many of the tutors are Working Musicians or with specialist knowledge. We have a dedicated sound Recording Studio within our Media Suite.
Fees for 2018/19: £3,520
Please note: Fees are for 2018/19 entry and are for home and EU students. Students aged 16 to 18, or those aged 16 to 25 who have a valid EHCP, are not charged for course fees. For more information about financial support for students, please click here.
A range of visits will be arranged and will cost in total for the year about £20.
Four GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English
A level 2 Diploma at Merit, Plus GCSE English at grade 4, plus a good reference from your current tutor for attitude, behaviour, attendance and punctuality.
You may want to progress to a specialist Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music or Media if you get Merit grade at the end of this qualification. Alternatively, you may progress into work, such as in music shops, or seek work as a music performer, session player, or in the recording industry.
Potential career routes in the Music industry:
Last updated - 9/7/18