Access to Higher Education - Music Technology

Wakefield College
In Wakefield

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  • Vocational qualification Level 3
  • Wakefield
  • Duration:
    2 Years
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This course is suitable for adults (19+) who want to develop their skills, techniques and overall understanding of Studio Production, Digital Composition, MIDI Sequencing and Live sound engineering. This course will give you all the experience needed to prepare you for a career within the Music Industry This is one year course also offers excellent progression opportunities at both local and national Higher Education institutions and internally to the College’s own degree programmes. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for Music Technology that has been acquired through their personal interests or commercial activities in this field.

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Margaret Street, WF1 2DH, West Yorkshire, England
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· Requirements

Entry Requirements You must have GCSE English Language at grade C or above before joining the course in September 2016. A passion and interest in Music Technology related subject is highly desirable, along with examples of work to be presented during the interview process.


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What you'll learn on the course

Music Technology
Music Industry
Skills and Training

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Course programme

What you will Study The finalised module list is yet to be confirmed, however, The topics covered on the course will develop and enhance your practical music skills but also your theoretical knowledge. The course offers a wide range of modules including; Studio Production MIDI Sequencing Listening Skills Operating Live Sound Digital Composition Sampling Techniques Marketing and Promotion within the Music Industry The course comprises of a combination of graded and ungraded units, including Study Skills that will support your application to HE courses (Online UCAS application, portfolio building, interview preparation etc.)
How you will Learn You will be taught through a number of teaching and learning styles that will allow you to gain full access to our specialist facilities within the Music Department such as our Recording Studios, Post Production Suites, Live Sound Venue and MIDI composition suites that run dedicated Audio Software such as Pro-tools and Cubase
How you will be Assessed The course involves a variety of assessment techniques including practical work, written assignments and oral presentations.

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