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Music Production and Technology - Level 3

Start Date: 5th September 2022

Newcastle College Music 4
  • Length 2 years
  • Study Full-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Music (Production)

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More about the course

Do you see yourself working in a studio, producing tracks for artists and bands? Or could you imagine yourself travelling the world as part of a production crew at live gigs and festivals? If your answer is yes, this is the perfect course for you.

As a student of our Music Production and Technology course, you will learn in our state-of-the-art music facilities. We share your love of music and will give you the tools and experience to succeed working front of house, monitoring mixes and producing music at events or in the studio.

The course will provide professional training in both live sound and recording based audio engineering using equipment from SSL, Universal Audio, Apple, Digico and more. This vocational training will be delivered in a combination of virtual classes and sessions in our state of the art Theatre, Live Music Venue and recording studios. Music production is also included using Apple software. The music industry is also studied with a unit exploring career planning.

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What can I do with a qualification in Music?

Daily tasks:

  • Plays pre-recorded music at nightclubs, discotheques, and private functions.
  • Conducts interviews and prepares reports for news broadcasts, current affairs programmes and documentaries.
  • Introduces and presents radio and television programmes, reads news bulletins and makes announcements.
  • Trains animals to perform entertaining routines and may perform with them.
  • Performs singing, comedy, acrobatic, illusion and conjuring routines.
  • Assumes character created by a playwright or author and communicates this to an audience.
  • Studies script, play or book and prepares and rehearses interpretation.

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Daily tasks:

  • Auditions and selects performers and rehearses and conducts them in the performance of the composition.
  • Scores music for different combinations of voices and instruments to produce desired effect.
  • Plays instrument as a soloist or as a member of a group or orchestra.
  • Tunes instrument and studies and rehearses score.
  • Conceives and writes original music.

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