UAL Level 3 Music Performance & Production - Music Technology

Course code: PFWM106P

Subject area: Music Technology

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 3

Course details

9:00am - 5:00pm

Monday to Friday

7th Sep 2020 - 2nd Jul 2021

Witney Campus

Contact details

01993 703464

Equipped to industry-standard, our Music Technology Suite at Witney is the ideal place to take your skills to the next level. The teaching and technician team are highly-skilled professionals who encourage our students to develop both their technical and creative knowledge. If you want to work in the music industry as an artist, producer, sound engineer or manager, this is the place to hone your talent. This qualification has been designed for students who have an interest in music performance and/or music production who wish to explore and extend this interest via a full-time, immersive learning experience.

This course gives you experience of all aspects of Music Technology and production through a programme of classes, workshops and seminars using industry standard music and sound equipment. During this course you will develop skills in the areas of studio skills, making and mastering, sound creation and listening. Study computer technology in music production, including midi and audio recording, as well as develop skills in sound reproduction in both the recording and live arenas. Learn about composing and editing music for multimedia productions, film, computer games and study the music industry.

This course, with its emphasis on practical work, requires a large amount of teamwork and is assessed through coursework. Abingdon & Witney College have well established links with creative and cultural industries within Oxfordshire and beyond. We use these links to ensure you get a real-world experience and exposure as an emerging creative.

Level 3 Diploma (1 Year)
Unit 1: Principles of music performance and production
Unit 2: Critical listening and music composition
Unit 3: Music industry and professional practice
Unit 4: Critical and contextual awareness for music performance and production
Unit 5: Music production in context
Unit 6: Music performance in context
Unit 7: Preparation for specialist study in music performance and production
Unit 8: Collaborative music performance project

Level 3 Diploma (2 Years)
Unit 9: Developing music performance and production skills
Unit 10: Exploration of specialist study in music performance and production
Unit 11: Preparing for progression in music performance and production
Unit 12: Project proposal for extended project in music performance and production
Unit 13: Extended project in music performance and production
The Level 3 Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A-levels and therefore will qualify students for entry to University, Higher Nationals and Music college. With a Merit and a portfolio of work you could also progress onto the Level 4 Creative Practitioners (Audio & Visual) course.
5 GCSEs at grade C/4 and above usually including maths and English OR
Level 2 Diploma at Merit or above usually including GCSE maths and English.
There is a course consumables fee of £100.00 payable at enrolment which covers studio consumables, a Music Technology kit and general resources. There is also a fee of £50.00 for induction / day trips payable via WisePay at the start of term. The total materials fee is £150.00.

As well as the mandatory materials fee given abover, there is also an optional residential trip costing approx. £350 (cost given for guidance only.) Previous destinations have included Berlin, Munich, Wroclaw and Amsterdam.

Trips and visits may be offered as part of your programme of study but these will be optional and fees will be collected throughout the duration of the course. Details of cost will be provided during the enrolment process if not already above.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page under the Info Centre link at the top of the screen.

16 - 18 Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £50.00
Materials: £50.00

Total Cost: £100.00

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £7,172.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £50.00
Materials: £50.00

Total Cost: £7,272.00

19+ Reduced Fee

UAL Level 3 Diploma in Music, Performance and Production - Music Technology (1 Year)
UCAS points = Pass - 36; Merit - 60; Distinction - 84

UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music, Performance and Production - Music Technology (2 Years)
UCAS points = Pass - 72; High Pass - 96; Merit - 120; High Merit - 144; Distinction - 168