Course Information

Who is the course for?

The BTCC Introduction to Music Technology course is a one year part - time commercial course which is specifically designed for adult learners, providing the flexibility to study music technology alongside employment.

It is well suited to anyone who wishes to develop their music production skills to a good level or aiming to progress on to other courses such as a foundation degree in Music Production.  

What does the course involve?

This course covers key areas of the music technology curriculum including, computer based music production, studio based recording, sound synthesis & sampling, using music technology in performance alongside several creative projects. 

What makes this course special?

 This course features a high level of training in a wide range of industry standard music production software including Logic Pro and Ableton Live, 

You will have access to excellent music facilities including:

  • 5 Recording studio control rooms
  • 2 iMac based computer labs running a range of industry standard audio software
  • DJ Technology by Pioneer, Technics, Allen& Heath, Native Instruments
  • Music Auditorium
  • Rehearsal rooms 

Entry Requirements

Good level of computer literacy.

What are the assessment methods?

This course is entirely coursework assessed with creative practical assignment tasks, which reflect industry practice and develop fundamental skills required for employment in the music industry. 

How long is the course?

Part time.

What are the College attendance requirements?

1 evening per week, 3 hours per class, over 30 weeks.

Are there any additional costs for the course?

No Additional Costs, just the course fees.

What are the progression options?

Students could progress from this course to the FdA Music Production course, which is offered by the University Centre Somerset in partnership with Oxford Brookes University.

Further Information