Music Technology Level 3 Extended Diploma

Music Technology Level 3 Extended Diploma

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This non-performance based course gives you a thorough and up-to-date grounding in music technology, with a focus on using technology to capture, manipulate and produce music.

You will explore areas such as live sound, sound recording, sequencing, mixing and mastering. Alongside the practical elements of the course, you will spend time learning to use music software in a variety of contexts and develop your understanding of the history of music technology and production.

Duration 1 year or 2 years
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Quarry Hill Campus
Course code 72400-01
Fee 16 - 18: no fee* 19+: £8,583 (19+ fee subject to change) (Advanced Learner Loan Eligible) *Be aware that if you are 18 when you start your studies you may have to pay fees for a year 2 top-up.

What you learn

Course themes:

• Live sound

• Studio recording techniques

• Music and sound for media

• Music technology project

• Music technology in context

• DAW production

• Music technology enterprise opportunities

How you will be assessed

A combination of internal and external assessments. Assessment is generally done through periodic coursework, projects and set tasks.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

From September 2019 Creative Arts courses will be delivered at our new campus at Quarry Hill.

Entry requirements

Students should have a minimum of four Cs at GCSE including English and maths. If you are part of the new grading system for GCSE we would see a Grade 4 or above as the equivalent of a Grade C in this offer.

If you don’t achieve 4 GCSEs at grade 4 we would still like to hear from you.

You should be able to demonstrate and provide evidence that you have experience with music technology.

In addition to the above, you will also be required to attend an interview and sit a short music technology test.



What's next

After successful completion of the diploma most students will go on to study the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Music Technology

After successful completion of the extended diploma, the majority of learners intend to progress onto university or conservatoire study or seek employment in the sector.

Campus Locations

Quarry Hill Campus

Playhouse Square
West Yorkshire
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.9 MilesWebsite