UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Music Technology

Apply From: 18th of June 2018
Application Deadline: 30th of March 2020
Start Date:

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Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade A*- C (grade 9 - 4) or a Level 2 Diploma in Music at merit or above. You will be invited for an interview and audition.

Who is the course for

This course is for those who wish to continue to develop a career as a music technologist. An interest in sound and a love of music of all styles are pre-requisites of this course.

Course Content

The course is made up of the following units:

  • Listening skills for musicians
  • Musical composition
  • Recording Techniques
  • MIDI sequencing using Logic Pro X
  • Sound creation and manipulation.

Study Methods

The aim is provide a good theoretical and practical understanding of music technology. This includes sound creation, sampling, music sequencing, recording techniques and sound operations.

You will collaborate with others to create (at least) an albums’ worth of material over the two years.

In addition to College attendance, students must be prepared to commit at least five hours study time per week.

How is the course assessed

Each unit is assessed through practical assignments and project work. You will be expected to be self-reflective and able to evaluate and critique your work and others.
A good level of written work is expected as you will need to produce word processed reports and evaluations.

Where next - Further Studies

Successful completion of this course can lead to higher education in the field of music and/or music technology.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Students can work as a sound engineer, studio technician, or move into an educational role.