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Access to Higher Education - Music Technology

Wakefield College
In Wakefield

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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification Level 3
Location Wakefield
Duration 2 Years
Start September
  • Vocational qualification Level 3
  • Wakefield
  • Duration:
    2 Years
  • Start:
    September
Description

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.

Venues
Where and when
Starts Location
September
Wakefield
Margaret Street, WF1 2DH, West Yorkshire, England
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Starts September
Location
Wakefield
Margaret Street, WF1 2DH, West Yorkshire, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

Career Opportunities On completion of the Introduction to Trainer Skills, learners will equip themselves and their employer with a member of staff who is able to plan, deliver and evaluate effective training, no matter what the content of the subject they are delivering.

· Requirements

There are no formal qualifications required for this course although you need to have achieved or be working towards Level 2 or GCSE grade C or above in English and/or Maths, which you can take alongside the Access course if necessary. A passion and interest in Music Technology related subject is highly desirable, along with examples of work to be presented during the interview process.

· What happens after requesting information?

The appropriate Course Information leaflet and application form will be sent out shortly.

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What you'll learn on the course

Access
Midi
Music Technology
Composition
Sound
Music Industry
Technology
Industry
Music
Skills and Training
Production

Teachers and trainers (1)

Faculty Music
Faculty Music
Tutor

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.

Additional information

Please contact our Course Information Team on 01924 789111 to discuss further details.

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