Level 3 RSL 90 Credit Subsidiary Diploma in Music Technology

Level 3 RSL 90 Credit Subsidiary 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:
Using the latest computer technology to record music in the studio and during live performances
Mixing and mastering tracks to a professional standard
Planning for and providing live sound expertise for various events
Promoting and marketing different types of musical products (events, bands, artists, CDs)

There are regular trips to local and regional music venues, Norwich, London, as well as visits from guest speakers and Music Professionals. There will also be opportunities to work with other students across the School of Creative Arts on projects such as pop videos, animation soundtracks and VJ-ing.

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: DMB43F1

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language or Level 2 Diploma in Music Technology. PGS interview.

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 Music Technology course is for those looking to get into live and studio sound based around audio mixing and processing in recording studios and live venues. The programme is based around real-world projects with opportunities to work with music artists and producers both in the studio and in professional venues and is designed to give you more than music in that you will also gain valuable job skills and life skills.

Next Steps

Students who complete this course may progress on to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Technology or on to Higher Education (with significant UCAS points).

50% of students progressed to Higher Education including international universities and the British Music School. 30% of students achieved employment in the creative music industries, including employment with London production companies. 20% of students are still seeking employment or traineeships.

Tuition Costs

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

For all students aged 19+ fees are £7172. 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 90 Credit Subsidiary 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.”