Music Performance and Production - Technology Pathway (Level 3)

Music Performance and Production - Technology Pathway (Level 3)

Subject Area: Music Performance & Production


Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2022
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Course Code: 153851
  • Entry Requirements

    5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above including English and/or maths


    Level 2 in a related subject including GCSE English and/or maths at grade 4(C) or above (or equivalent).


    Course Overview

    Tech Campus

    This course is based at our Ipswich campus.

    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, such as in Norwich and 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.

    There are NO EXAMS on this course as all of the assessment will be coursework based.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE English or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

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

    Course Highlights

    2 Fully equipped, industry standard studios

    2 dedicated music tech mac suites

    Industry Professional Tutors

    Trips and guest lectures

    Core Skills Covered: Technology | Creativity | Evaluating | Feedback | Project Management | Time Management

    Next Steps

    Students who complete this course may progress on to Higher Education. 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.

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    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2022.

    For all students aged 19+ please contact Student Support.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.

    Additional Costs

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