Music Technology

A Level

REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE

You will gain both practical skills and theoretical knowledge as sound engineer and music producer leading to further training and careers in the music industry, TV, film and interactive media such as games design.

Suitable for people who are both artistic and scientifically minded.

 

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

Recording Studio skills using microphones, effects processors, mixing desks and production software using Cubase. Composing using technology music production techniques used in Popular Music and Jazz genres.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED

Two pieces of coursework across the year.

Two exams at the end of the year, including a practical exam using Cubase Software.

 

PROGRESSION

Many of our students go on to Sound Engineering, Music Production and Live Sound Engineering degree courses at university. Some also combine Music Tech with courses such as Physics, Maths and Electronics to go on to work in architectural acoustics, TV broadcast and audio for games.