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Music Technology / Performance Level 2


Type: Full Time

Subject: Performing Arts and Music

Level: 2

Start Date: 04 September 2023

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

1 Year


Level 2

Who is it for

If music performance, or music sequencing and production, Djing, or sound production and recording are your thing, then look no further! This specialised course will develop your music technology and or performance skills in order to follow a route that could lead to a career in the music industry or study at a higher level.

If you're willing to work hard and strive to succeed, then this course will give you the valuable skills needed to do just that within the music industry.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be required to attend a Meet the Tutor event.

We will send you more details about this after you have submitted your application.

What will I need

4 GCSEs at grades 3/D or above, including English and maths.

What is covered

Music Technology:
During this course you will cover music sequencing and production, DJ skills, sound production and recording, music production and remixing techniques, and learn about working in the music industry.

Music Performance:
Throughout this one year course you will study a variety of music performance skills as well as an introduction to music technology units. These include working in the music industry, music for performance, music ensemble skills, music sequencing and production, song writing skills and rehearsal skills

How is the course assessed

Through practical work, presentation (written and performance) and continuous assessment throughout the year.

What can this course lead to

The course prepares you for employment within the music industry and also provides an excellent grounding to go on to a more advanced course such as our Level 3 in Music Performance or Music Technology (you will need to pass the level 2 course in order to progress onto the level 3).

Are there any additional costs

As part of the course you will need to be available for select evening rehearsals and performances (dates are provided well in advance) and you will require the department's standard performance uniform (to be discussed at our 'Meet the Tutor' event that we invite you to after you have submitted your application).

You will also need to provide your own headphones with 1/4” jack adaptors, a USB stick (minimum 16GB), and cover any field trip costs (if applicable).

Other details

You will need to be available for evening rehearsals and performances through the course.

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