OverviewMusic Performance and Production Advanced (Level 3) (Technology Pathway)
This Music Technology Production study programme will introduce you to practical skills in sound recording, composing and music technology, including the creation and production of music through the use of computer and sound recording systems.
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All full-time Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age. If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification, courses are still free if you’re under 19 or 19-23 and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. If you’re over 23 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee. Find out more on our financial support page at: www.bedfordcollegegroup.co.uk/finance or view the Full-time Fee Flow Chart below.
If you are unsure whether you need to pay or not then please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.Full-time Fee Flow Chart
If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.Find out more
If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol onto one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not (Please note that if your course is not funded then you will pay a higher fee than what is listed, please contact our Customer Contact team for more information):
- Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
- Greater Manchester
- Greater London
- Liverpool City Region
- Tees Valley
- West of England
- West Midlands
- Newcastle Upon Tyne
- Barnsley and Doncaster
- West Yorkshire
To begin this study programme you will need…
Duration: 2 years
- 4 GCSEs grades 9- 4 OR equivalent, ideally including English & maths
- Music at Level 2
- Evidence of previous musical, instrumental or vocal ability skills
- A portfolio of music to be presented at interview
- Sequencing – using software packages such as Logic Pro to compose, edit and mix music and soundtracks
- The music business – researching and exploring areas of the industry, such as record labels, recording studios, live performance and the jobs associated with these
- Sound recording – learning how to set up and operate equipment in the College’s professional standard recording studios for the capture and processing of sound
- Performance – working in groups to develop your skills, using traditional and electronic instruments for live performances
English and maths:
If you don’t already have GCSE English and maths grade A*-C, we will work with you to help you develop your maths and English skills.
Personal development skills, study skills and employability skills
Additional vocational learning and qualifications:
You will have the chance to go on a trip. Previous trips include industry conventions/exhibitions such as Music Live, and educational trips to The British Music Experience.
You will gain:
- Music Performance and Production UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma
- English and maths qualifications if required You can also gain up to 168 UCAS points.
There will be an additional fee of approximately £50 to cover the cost of trips. You will be required to provide your own headphones and memory stick/hard drive approximately £40-£50. Advice on suitable equipment will be provided at your interview.
Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.
Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.