Southern Regional College

BTEC National Diploma in Music Technology

Southern Regional College
In Armagh

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Typology BTEC
Location Armagh (Northern Ireland)
Duration 2 Years
Start Different dates available
  • BTEC
  • Armagh (Northern Ireland)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
  • Start:
    Different dates available
Description

On successful completion of this course your career opportunities in the music industry are wide and varied. Careers in the sector range from singing with a pop band to music publishing with many different options in between. There is also the opportunity for you to gain an understanding of the different working patterns within the industry, especially working as a freelance. You can gain. This course is suitable for If you have achieved any of the following and want to gain a qualification equivalent to three 'A' Levels, then this course is for you: Four GCSEs grade C and above. First Diploma or Certificate. Intermediate GNVQ. NVQ Level 2. Leaving Certificate

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Government funding available

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Where and when
Starts Location
Different dates available
Armagh
Lonsdale Building, College Hill, BT61 7HN, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
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Starts Different dates available
Location
Armagh
Lonsdale Building, College Hill, BT61 7HN, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
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What you'll learn on the course

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Music Production
Music Technology
Composition
Performance
Sound
Music Industry
Singing
Technology
Industry
Music
Production

Course programme


BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN MUSIC TECHNOLOGY

Who is this course for?

If you have achieved any of the following and want to gain a qualification equivalent to three 'A' Levels, then this course is for you:
  • Four GCSEs grade C and above
  • First Diploma or Certificate
  • Intermediate GNVQ
  • NVQ Level 2
  • Leaving Certificate

How long is this course for?
2 years full-time
What will I study?
The BTEC National Diploma in Music Technology consists of five core units plus twelve specialist units.

Core Units
  • Creating and Marketing a Music Product
  • Listening Skills for Musicians
  • Music Sequencing
  • Sound Recording Techniques
  • Planning a Music Recording
  • The Sound and Music Industry

Specialist Units may include
  • Concert Production and Staging
  • DJ Performance and Technology
  • Music and Society
  • Music and Sounds for Multimedia
  • Music Technology in Performance
  • Operating Live Sound
  • Pop Music in Practice
  • Sound Creation and Manipulation
  • Special Subject Investigation
  • The Functional Music Keyboard
  • The Music Freelance World
  • Working with Music Notation Software Packages

Students are taken through the whole process of creating, performing and recording music from setting up microphones and recording equipment to producing and editing the final product.

How will I be assessed? You will be assessed through completing assignment work in each of the units, which will involve practical projects. There are no written examinations.
What can I do after the course?

On successful completion of this course your career opportunities in the music industry are wide and varied. Careers in the sector range from singing with a pop band to music publishing with many different options in between.

There is also the opportunity for you to gain an understanding of the different working patterns within the industry, especially working as a freelance. You can gain employment in Music Performance, DJing or Music Production or progress on to Higher National Certificate/Diploma in subjects such as Music, Popular Music, Music Technology and Music Management.

You can progress to the HND in Music Production (Armagh Campus) or to other HND and degree courses in Music and Music Technology.

How do I apply? Complete an application form (available from each campus or in the Admissions Section) and return it to the Banbridge Campus.

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