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Music & Sound Media HND (Full time)

Music Technology Tresham College Students


Music & Sound Media HND (Full time)

This course will nurture and develop core skills in music and sound media technology as well as academia with a focus upon freelance employment in the music and sound industries along with higher level critical thinking. Course content will explore core competencies in the field of music and sound including DAW production, composition, working with different media, studio practices and professional practices culminating in a major project in the second year.

A vocational and practical approach to higher education encouraging learners to interact and engage with clients to develop their career in music. Learners will have access to industry standard recording studios and engage in smaller group sizes taught in more traditional classroom environments allowing for greater interaction with staff and peers.

Course information

Need to know

Entry requirements 

Level 3 Qualification in music or an associated arts or academic subject OR proven music industry experience (Mature Learners).

Other requirements…

Successful interview and portfolio.


Level 2 English or higher Desirable: Previous Music/Music Technology experience Level 2 Maths or higher.

Qualification gained

HND in Sound Media

Course content

  • Live Sound
  • Production Techniques
  • Interactive and Generative Music
  • Major Project
Assessment methods

Assignment based – practical, presentation and academic.

Next steps

 Course progression:

Level 6 BA Hons Music Technology Top Up at Bedford College or Level 6 at another University.

Career progression:

Music Producing, Audio/Sound/Recording Engineering, Artist, Composer, Songwriter, Session Musician, Sound Designer, Foley Artist, Manager, Publisher, Label Owner, Marketing, Promotion, Publishing, Events, Teaching.

Additional information

A set of over ear headphones and portable flash storage will be needed.

Trips are paid for on an ad hoc basis.

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Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 16/09/2024
Type: HE
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fees: £6,000.00

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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.

Any questions?

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Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.