Music Technology - BTEC Subsidiary Diploma
Special Entry Requirements:
In addition to the Level 3 BTEC entry requirements, a keen interest and passion for music is essential. Previous experience of performing music and/or using music technology software would be an advantage.
The BTEC Subsidiary Diploma is equivalent to one A Level and can be taken alongside A Levels or BTECs. This qualification enables learners to develop a core knowledge of the music technology industry and the use of recording and technical equipment.
A range of mandatory and optional units are available, including:
- Live Sound
- Sound Creation and Manipulation
- Music Production Techniques
- Music Technology in Performance
- The Sound and Music Industry
This qualification is assessed through a variety of practical tasks and written assignments.
This is an ideal course for those looking to pursue Music Technology beyond college. Learners with this qualification could progress to the following job roles:
- Studio engineer
- Music technician
- Sound designer
A wide range of careers in other industries are also possible, such as broadcasting, music publishing or arts administration.