What will I learn?
You will be taught in a state-of-the-art Mac multimedia suite and recording studio equipped with Logic Pro X and Pro Tools 11. You will explore the art of mixing in a fully equipped recording studio and running a professional sound desk. You will work with music industry professionals and gain an understanding of the music business in order to turn your skills into capital gain in a competitive field.
The first year of the course leads to a BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate (equivalent to the first year of a university degree).
The second year course leads to a BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (equivalent to the second year of a university degree).
- Applied Music Production Techniques
- Computer Music and Composition
- Composing for Film and Television
- Studio Recording and Engineering
- New Media Technology
- Sound Creation and Manipulation
There will be a variety of options to visit professional working environments throughout the course, including studios, theatres and live sound venues
What grades will I need?
A Merit in a relevant BTEC Level 3 qualification or at least a C in a relevant A Level subject. We sometimes also consider students who possess a high level of experience in industry but no formal qualifications. All offers are subject to an interview.
How will I be assessed?
Coursework and final assessment.
Where will it lead me?
- Working professionally
- University,BA/BSc top up
There are many options available within the music industry from live sound work to music production for media to engineering in a studio.
Many students find this a far more affordable option than attending university, with fees currently set at £4,500 a year (at least half the cost of University Tuition fees). Student loans are available through Student Finance, England.