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
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      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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