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Music Technology – L3 Applied General


Special Entry Requirements

In addition to the level 3 Applied General 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.

Course Introduction

The single Applied General is equivalent to one A Level and can be taken alongside A Levels or Applied Generals. This qualification enables learners to develop a core knowledge of the music technology industry and the use of recording and technical equipment.

Course Modules

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.

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