UAL Level 2 Diploma in Music Performance and Production (Technology Pathway)

UAL Level 2 Diploma in Music Performance and Production (Technology Pathway)

Subject Area: Music Music Technology Media

Course Overview

This study programme provides an exciting introduction to the subject of Music Technology and offers grounding in many of the key areas:

  • Audio Production and Composition
  • Live Studio Recording
  • DJ Techniques & Music Industry
  • Remixing & PodcastingThere are regular trips to local recording studios, clubs & 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 you if you have little or no experience of Music Technology but lots of enthusiasm.

All students who have not achieved a grade C or grade 4, or above in GCSE English or maths or both will need to study an English or/and maths qualification alongside their chosen main qualification.

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

  • Start Date: Sep, 2018
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: DMB92F0

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D (grade 3) including English Language/Level 1 functional skills English, interview and suitable reference.

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 2 Music Technology is centered on music production sessions in Apple Mac technology suites but also enters into the world of DJ-ing and Studio engineering. The study programme is ideal for young musicians aged 16+ who want to be introduced to the world of Music Technology and for producers into creating and producing any style of music, from deep house and EDM to dubstep and drum 'n' bass. The study programme is based around real-world projects with opportunities to record and showcase your work. There are opportunities to play out at events and club nights.

Next Steps

This study programme aims to develop a range of skills that will prepare you for progression to a level 3 study programme in Music Technology or a career in the music industry.

Tuition Costs

No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2018.

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Details regarding fee remission and Advanced Learner Loans can be found at 


Additional Costs

There is a £50 trips and materials payment to be made, to cover specialist workshop materials and experiences.

Tom Gooch - RSL Level 2 Diploma in Music Technology

This is a very hands-on course which taught me how to use very professional equipment. The variety of things I am learnt made the course really interesting. I am really enjoyed all of the subjects about Music Technology.