BTEC National Certificates in Music Technology and Music PracticeCourse ID:
People with an interest in the Music Profession including session musicianship, performance, composing, recording, audio editing, production, and multi-media sound will benefit from access to excellent studio and computer music facilities.Study Mode & Location:
This two-year full time course will be held at Preston College, Park Campus, Moor Park Avenue, Preston, PR1 6AS.Course Content:
Both Music Technology & Music Practice students will study:
- Sound Recording
- Sound & Music Industry
- Music Sequencing
- Pop Music In Practice
- Special Subject Investigation
- The Music Freelance World
In addition, each course has several specialised units:
- Music Technology
- Music Technology In Performance
- Creating & Marketing A Music Product
- Planning A Music Recording
- Music & Sounds For Multi-Media
- Music Practice
- Music Performance Session Styles
- Working & Developing As A Musical Ensemble
- Music Theory & Harmony
- Major Music Project
- Planning A Music Project
Practical, theoretical and written assessment is compulsory on this course.Careers & Progression Opportunities:
Successful completion of this course allows progression to Degrees, Foundation Degrees or Higher National Diplomas in related subject areas.
You may also look for employment in music or media sectors.How To ApplyPart-Time+ Route
You will need to complete a Further Education Application Form. These will be available from mid-May.
Many courses have limited places so please return your application form as soon as possible. Following acceptance of your application, the earliest you may enrol is mid-June.Part-Time Only Route
You will need to have an informal interview with a Adult Admissions Adviser.
Many courses have limited places so please enquire as soon as possible. Following interview, the earliest you may enrol is mid-June.
Depending upon your circumstances, you may be able to study for FREE or at a reduced price.Part-Time+ Course Benefits
Part-Time+ courses are ideal if you are looking to return to education, change career or progress to higher level studies. Courses last between 11 and 18 hours per week, for a full year and fit in with school hours and holidays. They offer:
Help, Advice & Further Information
- support with accessing a variety of funds including an Adult Learning Grant of up to £30 per week.
- a bursary meaning there are no tuition fees to pay.
- childcare support.
- transport to and from College.
- an individual development plan to guide you to your next step.
- personal tutor support throughout your course.
If you know of someone who would like to study a course at Preston College but their first language is not English, please contact the Advice Centre on their behalf to discuss the options available.Opening Hours:
Mon-Thur 9am-7.30pm (9am-5pm during College holidays)
The information contained in this leaflet was correct at the time of production. Preston College however, reserves the right to alter or amend the details contained in this leaflet. This course will run subject to sufficient student numbers.