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Music Technology RSL

Why study Music Technology?

A practical course in Music Technology will help you to:

  • learn how to make decisions, develop self-discipline
  • learn how to co-operate with others and work as a member of a team
  • learn to accept responsibility, develop an awareness and sensitivity to others
  • learn to organize the work of others, develop flexibility and adaptability
  • develop co-ordination skills, develop self awareness and self confidence
  • develop creativity, inventiveness and the ability to use initiative
  • Progress to A level Music Technology

Further information about the syllabus specifications can be found on the following website by clicking the button below.

What will I study?

The Level 2 qualification is developed with Access to Music and industry professionals so that it is relevant to the current dynamics of the Music Industry. It is based around one core unit and a choice of optional units. There is no requirement for students to be able to play an instrument or be able to sing.

  • Apply sound recording methods
  • Mix and master audio
  • Sequence and produce contemporary pieces of music
  • Set up equipment for live and studio sound
  • Record live sound
  • Program audio for radio
  • Remix popular music

What skills will I need?

  • ICT skills are helpful, but you will be taught anything you do not know.
  • A willingness to learn how to use music technologies.
  • Self discipline.

What happens in lessons?

  • Music Technology lessons are varied.  You will:
  • Learn about the music industry
  • Hands on practical lessons in and out of the classroom
  • Setting up and use of industry standard equipment
  • Recording live bands / artists
  • DJ Sessions

Contact Mr J Oxer for more details