The course is made up of the following units:
- Listening skills for musicians
- Musical composition
- Recording Techniques
- MIDI sequencing using Logic Pro X
- Sound creation and manipulation.
5 GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A* - C) preferably including both English & maths or a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit or above. You will be invited for an interview and audition, plus prior experience of playing an instrument is desirable.
Who is the course for?
This course is for those who wish to continue to develop a career as a music technologist. An interest in sound and a love of music of all styles are pre-requisites of this course.
The aim is provide a good theoretical and practical understanding of music technology. This includes sound creation, sampling, music sequencing, recording techniques and sound operations.
You will collaborate with others to create (at least) an albums’ worth of material over the two years.
In addition to College attendance, students must be prepared to commit at least five hours study time per week.
How is the course assessed?
Each unit is assessed through practical assignments and project work. You will be expected to be self-reflective and able to evaluate and critique your work and others.
A good level of written work is expected as you will need to produce word processed reports and evaluations.
Where Next – Job Opportunities
Students can work as a sound engineer, studio technician, or move into an educational role.
Where Next – Further Studies
Successful completion of this course can lead to higher education in the field of music and/or music technology.
How to apply
To apply for a course choose one of these methods:
>> Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
>>Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.
When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.