Course Code: HN4MMUSH / 19DA11A
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Music Production Higher National Certificate (HNC) Level 4
Introduction to the course
The BTEC Higher National Certificate in Music Technology is designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education at Levels 4 and 5, thereby providing students with a clear line of sight to employment or to progression to a degree at Level 6.
The course will focus on:
- To equip students with computing skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global music and sound industries.
- To provide education and training for a range of careers in music technology including recording, mixing, mastering and composing for a variety of mediums including film and computer games
- To provide opportunities for students to enter or progress in employment in music technology or progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in ,music technology or a related area
Average class size would be between 10-15 learners. It is expected that the learners to study independently after given guidance by the Lecturers. All teaching staff are well well qualified with Industry skills and qualification.
What do I need?
- Level 4 qualification in Music technology
- Excellent reference
- Level 2 English and Maths
How is the course taught?
All students will study these modules:
Unit 31: Creative Research Project
Unit 37: Advanced Music Production
Unit 39: Advanced Sound Design For Interactive Media
Unit 40: Mixing and Mastering
Unit 45: Developing as an Artist
Unit 51: Composing to a Brief
Unit 52: Advanced Composing Using Technology
How will I be assessed?
Learning takes place through a variety of activities on this course. These include lectures, Practical sessions in creative suites and recording studio, Student centred assignments, Projects, Presentations and Group Projects
What does it lead to?
On completion you will be given an option to study for a second year and complete a full Higher National Diploma (HND) in Music Production (subject to recruitment). Following this you will be able to complete a full honours degree at a partner institution. Alternatively you will be supported to find employment.
For an employer you would have employees who have worked on a range of live projects working to industry timescales along with knowledge and experience of using industry standard software such as Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Ableton Live and Reason.
|Location||Start Date - End Date - Study Mode|
|Tottenham Centre||2 Sep 2019 - 3 Jul 2020 - Daytime|
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