Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Music and Music Technology

Farnborough College
  • Information on application
  • 2 Years
  • Diploma
  • Hampshire

About this course
This course is ideal for School Leavers who want to pursue a career in the music and music technology industry. This programme is equivalent to three A Levels and provides a route into university or higher education.

Careers related to this course include a live sound engineer, music technologist, music therapist, recording artist, song writer, sound engineer, studio engineer and more
You will be involved in live performances throughout the year
Assignments are both creative and practical
Learn from lecturers with industry experience and knowledge
Your learning environment includes recording studio spaces, mixing room, live sound stage and a Mac computer suite
Check out our YouTube page to see previous students work: YouTube.com/fcotmusic.
Whether you are looking to succeed as a musician or would like to work behind the scenes, you will need talent, creative ability, passion, and determination to make it into the competitive world of music. This course is designed to develop your skills and understanding of music and music technology, as well as the wider music industry.

At Farnborough, you will learn in a very practical environment and be taught by highly experienced industry professionals. You will work in our Mac suite, perform live on stage around the college and at various events, and will record songs in our professional studio. You will also cover areas such as music marketing and business, learning how to use a variety of industry standard equipment and software.

Who is this programme for?
This course is aimed at aspiring musicians, those who want to work in the music and media/sound industry, and those who wish to progress on to a university course in the music or media/sound field.

What will I study?
The course covers a broad range of topics with a heavy emphasis on live performance, you will learn recording studio and live sound techniques, music marketing and business, music and society, listening skills and computer based DAW music using industry standard software.

We also believe that it is important to support you in associated skills, so the course will help you to improve and develop with additional GCSE English and Maths where appropriate. You will also receive group and individual tutorial support to keep you on track and if needed additional learning support is available.

Farnborough College

Boundary Road Farnborough Hampshire GU14 6SB,

Tel: 01252 405555

Web: http://www.farn-ct.ac.uk