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UCAS Code // W300
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INSTITUTION CODE // E32
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About the Course
This course provides a route into Higher Education from a variety of Level 3 programmes. It is equivalent to the first year of a Bachelor's Degree and is designed to prepare you either for further study or for a career in the sound and music industry. Key areas of study include emerging technologies and their implications for the job market, advanced production techniques and studio practice. The course is delivered by a team of current industry experienced tutors.
One A-Level or National Diploma in a relevant subject plus a portfolio of recent creative work. Mature students with a suitable background will also be considered.
You will gain a thorough grounding in the basic principles of sound, the operation of the recording studio, and the use of computers for music creation, sound design and video editing. Alongside these vocational topics, you will examine important developments in the history of recorded music and the influences that have been brought to bear on the creation of specific music landmarks.
Assessment of knowledge and understanding is continuous and covered by specific projects staged throughout the year. Evidence may be written, spoken, practical artefacts or a combination of all three.You will be given written and verbal feedback and action points with emphasis on formative assessment. Each module is graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction using criteria shared with students.
The course aims to provide you with the necessary skills for employment in the audio industries, and for progression to further Degree level study at other institutions. The qualification provides pathways into a variety of careers including; Recording Engineer, Recording Engineer, Mix Engineer, Sound Designer and Sound Editor.
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