Music Technology BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3

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Amplify your music career with this specialist programme. This course emphasises the use of technology to capture, manipulate, and produce your very own music. You’ll explore specialist areas including live sound, sound recording, sequencing, mixing, mastering, and composition. You’ll also gain a comprehensive understanding of music software and how to use it.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Use industry standard music software for different purposes.
  • Develop an understanding of live sound and how it differs from recorded sound.
  • Gain production and music technology enterprise opportunities.
  • Utilise professional techniques for studio recording.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4 including English or maths.

Career Progression

Progression may include degree level study, conservatoire study, or relevant employment.

Course Details


2 years

Study Type

Full time

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Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Fee (Adult)

£2,882   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

Course Facts

Extra Curriculum

We provide full-time arts education to over 1,000 students every year, from level 1 through to BA Honours degrees. If you are successful in gaining a place on one of our specialist courses, we will work with you to develop your creative skills and prepare you for the next big step – either to university, drama school, art college or the world of work.

School of Creative Arts
Leeds City College
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Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

The resources include books, journals, e-books, videos, encyclopedias and more. These resources are the combined total number of resources at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston, Rothwell Centre, The Annexe, Printworks Campus and Park Lane Campus. We also have 12,277 e-books across Leeds City College libraries and more than 500,000 videos!

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