Access to HE Level 3 in Music Technology (Qualification course)

The Music Technology, Production and Recording course can lead to a degree and career in many different professions. In one year, you could be well on your way to a new job or university study such as:

  1. sound engineer

  2. producer

  3. media composer

  4. sound recordist

  5. music performer

  6. recording artist

  7. acoustic engineer

  8. mixing or mastering engineer

  9. sound designer

The qualification gives you all the academic knowledge and creative skills you need for higher education study. It also provides the opportunity to develop study skills that help you to succeed at HE or in the industry sector.e. .

What will I study?

The course explores various areas of the industry and in particular those that are career based and can be studied at a higher level. Key subject areas are:

  1. Acoustics in Music Production and Recording

  2. Music Composition and Theory

  3. MIDI and Audio Sequencing

  4. Sound and Music for Visual Media

  5. Music Technology in Performance

  6. Studio Production and Recording

  7. Sampling and Synthesis

You will learn to use industry-standard software and hardware equipment in the classroom, recording studio and live room environments that emulate real-world scenarios and working practices.

Course Assessment

The course and hours are designed to fit around your work, life and family commitments. Assessment is portfolio based. It will take the form of practical coursework, presentations or in class assessments depending on the units you are studying..

Entry Requirements

Access to HE courses are for mature students aged 18+. Applicants who do not hold a GCSE or Level 2 equivalent in mathematics or English at grade C (4) or above will be expected to gain these qualifications before or alongside their Access studies. The opportunity to achieve these qualifications will be provided.

Please note: Universities require you to hold these qualifications alongside a full Level 3 before starting in Higher Education.

What equipment do I use on the course?

The Centre has a good range of Music Technology equipment, this includes a suite that seat 15 studnets and includes the latest iMac computers with Logic Pro X & Ableton Live software installed as well as some 3rd party software. There are MIDI Controller keyboards plus some recording and mixing equipment (Microphones / Mixing desks) in the suite. Adjacent to the IT suite is a fully functional digital and analogue studio with live room and control rooms laced with loads of external processing, a 32 channel digital desk, synths, drum machines, mics amps and so much more..


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What can I do after this course to progress?

The Access to HE Diploma Level 3 qualification enables students to acquire enough UCAS points for many music and sound-based degrees in Cornwall, Plymouth and other parts of the country; it is also a highly recognized qualification in a professional workplace.

The Course Details.

Fee: £4835 - (see website for full fee remissions regarding 18year olds and 19-23 year olds without a L3

Code: WFA0002 (Falmouth Centre)

Dates: FALMOUTH - 07/9/2020 to 16/6/2021

Day: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday’s (term time only)

Times: 9.15am - 2.45pm

Location: Falmouth Adult Education Centre, Tregenver Road, Falmouth  TR11 2QW

To apply or for further enquiries: CLICK HERE