BTEC Performing Arts with a Music element

What will I study?

Music plays a huge part in our everyday lives, from a music alarm to wake us up, theme music for breakfast TV, personal mp3 listening and background music in shops. And then there’s the whole world of media…….films…….theatre……etc. We are surrounded by music everyday of our lives and this all has to be composed, performed, recorded, promoted, and produced. Music Technology is an essential and integral part of this process and employs millions of people worldwide.
During this course you will study how to record in our music studio, and research recording
Alongside the practical work you will also study the impact that music technology has had in the twentieth century and its current place within the industry


What does it combine with?

Music Technology combines well with many other subjects, particularly those with a technology or arts element. There is also a proven connection with mathematical based subjects.


Where can it lead?

There are many careers in the music and performing arts world which rely on an understanding of or skills in music technology including……technical theatre, recording studios, multimedia, film and TV, games production etc.


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It is also a good basis for further study whether at diploma or degree level.


Entry requirements

Although not essential, studying music or ICT at B-TEC/GCSE would be a distinct advantage.

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