Level 3 RSL 180 Credit Extended Diploma in Music Technology

Level 3 RSL 180 Credit Extended Diploma in Music Technology

Subject Area: Music Music Technology

Course Overview

Our team of expert composers, engineers, producers and technicians will give you a thorough grounding in areas such as:

  • Producing own music and releasing online,
  • Mixing and mastering tracks to a professional standard,
  • Planning large scale live sound events

There are regular trips to local recording studios, live venues and music production exhibitions, all of which are supported by visits from guest speakers and Media Professionals.

It is a dynamic and interesting study programme that is suitable for those who already have a working knowledge of music production or engineering.

Take a 360° virtual tour of your learning environment - Radio Station | Music Recording Studio | Live Room | Post Production Suite

  • Start Date: Sep, 2016
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: DMB43F2

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of a Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Music Technology combined with 4 GCSEs at grade C (must include C in English) and a PGS interview / portfolio of work.

All students who have not achieved a grade C or above in GCSE Maths will need to study Maths qualification alongside their chosen main qualification.

Course Highlights

Our Music Technology study programmes are renowned for their exciting content and opportunities. They are perfect for any producer, composer or engineer looking to develop their skills. The Level 3 Extended Diploma Music Technology study programme is for those coming from the Subsidiary Diploma who really want to sink their teeth into the industry, such projects as advanced mixing & mastering, band recording and producing & promoting your own music are coupled with vocational and work based skills to give you the best possible stepping stone into the music industry.

Next Steps

Students who complete this course may go on to Higher Education (with significant UCAS points).

Tuition Costs

No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2016

For all students aged 19+ fees are £4184. Details regarding Advanced Learner Loans can be found at www.suffolk.ac.uk/courses/tuition-fees

Additional Costs

There is a £70 trips and materials payment to be made, to cover specialist workshop materials and experiences.

Jacob Freemantle - RSL Level 3 180 Credit Extended Diploma in Music Technology

“As part of the course, I spent two days at the Sound 24 studios, which are part of the famous Pinewood Studios.

“The whole experience was amazing and we were both lucky to have the opportunity. It was strange seeing the professionals using exactly the same technology that we use in College.”