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Level 3 in Music Industries (Technology)

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Course CodeU0330
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameHinckley Campus
AreaPerforming Arts & Music
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionThis programme focuses on music technology within the area of production. The course is aimed at learners who do not wish to play an instrument or take the performance route but are keen to have a career in the more technical side of the music industry. Therefore you do not necessarily need instrumental knowledge to be successful on this programme however you will be developing a wider understanding of musical theories to support your work within technology.
Study OutlineModules covered can include; Acoustics for musicians; Delivering a music Product; Listening Skills for Music Technicians; Music Production Techniques; Music Theory and Harmony; Sequencing systems and techniques; Functional Music Keyboard; Audio Engineering principles; Music and sound for the moving image; Planning and delivering a music product; Sound creation and manipulation; Composing music; The sound and music industry; Marketing and Promotion in the music industry; Live Sound techniques.
Entry RequirementsEntry requirements are 4 GCSEs at C and above (preferably including English). Although not essential a history of musical study will help (GCSE or equivalent).
Equipment8Gb memory stick or portable hard drive; On or over ear headphones (not in ear/earbuds); Stationary to include paper, pencils (variety of colours), pens, ruler, rubber, sharpener etc.
Attendance90 Credit Diploma one year, full-time. Successful completion then leads onto the Extended Diploma for a further one year, full-time.
AssessmentYou will be assessed several times in each individual module over the period of the programme. This will include a variety of methods including presentations, portfolio work, written tasks, and a theory test towards the end of the unit.
ProgressionSuccessful completion of the BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in Music Technology/Production may lead on to the BTEC Extended Diploma in Music Technology/Production and then university.
Awarding BodyEDEXCEL
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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