BTEC First Diploma In Music Technology

West Herts College
In Watford (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • BTEC
  • Watford (England)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

This course provides a foundation skills base for those who wish to progress onto the National Diploma in Music Technology.
Suitable for: A full time one year course for young musicians, or those interested in developing existing skills in a wide range of music technology applications.

Important information

Requirements: Three GCSE passes minimum at grade D. The student should be a motivated individual who is able to demonstrate an awareness of music and music technology in areas such as live, studio and computer based settings. GCSE Music or the ability to play an instrument would be an advantage. A CD of music that the student has made themselves is also required.

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location

Watford
WD17 3EZ, Middlesex, England

What you'll learn on the course

Music Technology

Course programme

Entry qualifications

Three GCSE passes minimum at grade D. The student should be a motivated individual who is able to demonstrate an awareness of music and music technology in areas such as live, studio and computer based settings. GCSE Music or the ability to play an instrument would be an advantage. A CD of music that the student has made themselves is also required.

Information about the course

A full time one year course for young musicians, or those interested in developing existing skills in a wide range of music technology applications. This course provides a foundation skills base for those who wish to progress onto the National Diploma in Music Technology.

Course content

Music business – an introduction to the workings of the music industry and its associated careers. Recording – an introduction to studio recording techniques. Sequencing – an introduction to computer based MIDI sequencing software and programming. Production project – devising, creating and producing a Music product. Key Skills – communication and information technology are also part of the programme.

Assessment

Continuous Assessment-through practical and written work

Progression

Successful completion of this programme plus a successful interview would allow progression to the National Diploma two year course.