Music Production (DJ and Live Sound pathways available) BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3

1. Course details

Qualification name BTEC National Extended Diploma in Music
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course webpage
Course type Classroom based
Course hours FullTime
Course start date 07 September 2020
Cost description You can call our Course Enquiry Team on 03333 222 444 for details of the fees for this course.
Attendance pattern Daytime

2. Who this course is for

This course will allow you to develop skills in music recording, Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) production and music creation and composition. You will also have the opportunity to choose between developing live sound skills or DJ skills and will plan, market and deliver a live music event as a group at the iconic Manchester venue, Band on the Wall. Working alongside industry experts in the fields of music production and DJing you will use state of the art software such as Logic Pro and Ableton and develop your own creative projects. You will also have the opportunity to work alongside musicians and bands to create and mix recordings. In the second year of the course, you will complete a large scale individual project where you will select an area of the music industry that appeals to you such as recording, producing, live sound, events management, DJing or composing. You will also complete a substantial collaborative project where you will plan, market and present a music product such as an event, festival or a recording as a group. Learners will complete the Foundation Diploma in year one and will then have the option of topping this up to an Extended Diploma in year two.

3. Entry requirements

Please <a href=''>Click Here</a> to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes. Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

4. What you'll learn

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5. How you'll learn

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6. What you'll need to bring

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7. How you'll be assessed

Much of this course will be focused on hands-on practical assessment, including live demonstrations, recording sessions, portfolio building and group work which will be assessed by your tutor.

8. Next steps

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9. Venue

Name Shena Simon Campus
Address Central Manchester Sixth Form
Whitworth Street
M1 3HB
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Phone 0161 203 2100

10. Other venues and dates

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