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  • Wales High School | Sixth-Form

    MED

    IA STU

    DIES

    MUSIC TECHNOLOGY

    MU

    SIC TECHN

    OLO

    GY

    Course Entry RequirementsAn ability to play an instrument is desirable but not essential, along with a basic knowledge of

    keyboard skills and music theory would be an advantage.

    Course Breakdown - Lower Sixth - Level 3 Certicate (30 Credit)Unit 25 Music Production Techniques Set up and operation of audio recording equipment,

    develop multi track recording techniques, sound manipulation within a mix.

    Unit 32 Sequencing Systems and Techniques Develop musical ideas using MIDI technology and

    audio manipulation.

    Unit 35 Sound Creation and Manipulation Produce/edit sounds through the use of Synthesisers

    and Samplers.

    Course OverviewThe BTEC Music Technology course oers students the chance to gain practical experience within

    studio recording, music production and live sound. Using industry standard facilities students will

    produce musical products, run live sound events and develop their knowledge of the operation of a

    wide range of Music Technology devises, in preparation for working in the industry today.

    Where can this lead?This vocational nature of the course will enable students to enter the music industry with hands on

    practical experience of industry standard equipment and techniques within the live sound and studio

    arenas. Students will also have the opportunity to extend the course into a second year taking the

    award from 30 to 60 credits, equivalent to 1 A Level.

    BTEC DIPLOMA LEVEL 3

    Course Breakdown - Upper Sixth - Level 3 Diploma (60 Credit)Unit 29 Live Sound Techniques Knowledge and handling of live sound systems, practical

    application of live sound systems, establish live sound mixes.

    Unit 9 Delivering a Musical Product Take on a variety of roles within the music recording and

    production area, eectively mix and master multi-track recording products.

    Unit 43 - Specialist Subject Investigation Plan and carry out a student led research product.

    Additional InformationThe course oered runs for one year with students gaining a Level 3 Certicate in Music Technology

    Production (30 Credits), equivalent to 1 AS Level. If students extend the course into 2 years students

    will gain a Level 3 Diploma in Music Technology Production (60 Credits), equivalent to 1 A Level.

    (Continued Over)

  • Wales High School | Sixth-Form

    MED

    IA STU

    DIES

    MUSIC TECHNOLOGY

    MU

    SIC TECHN

    OLO

    GY

    AssessmentThe course is mainly assignment based with assessments taking place throughout the program. Most

    units will involve assignment writing and practical application. A nal exam will be undertaken at the

    end of the course.

    BTEC DIPLOMA LEVEL 3

    For further information, please cotact - Mr Wright | aw@waleshigh.com

    Music Technology P1Music Technology P2

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