BTEC Level 3
Sound Engineering (Music Technology)

Exam Board: Edexcel
Assessment: 100% controlled assessment

Course Content
Units: x 5
Studio Recording Techniques
DAW Production
Live Sound
Working and Developing as a Production Team
Mixing and Mastering Techniques

Why Study Music Technology?

  • It provides a route for learners who wish to go into Higher Education or Arts Schools
  • Sense of team!
  • Lots of extra-curricular with high standards
  • Enjoyable!!!
  • Many students receive DISTINCTION
  • Is a great choice to accompany other subjects and build confidence.

Why choose The Deanery?

  • Music Department facilities with recording studio and practice suite.
  • Smaller class sizes so teacher help is readily available.
  • Performing Opportunities readily available.
  • Lots of extra-curricular opportunities such as school productions, choirs, rock bands and concerts
  • Student feedback is always positive.
  • Students go on to study the subject at university and performing arts colleges.
  • Highly qualified staff.
  • Many students better their targets!!

Our Students Say

The teachers are really approachable and available for you, we have good fun in lessons and the Music facilities are great to work in. We have lots of opportunities to practise our skills on events too!

What could this subject lead to?

University Courses: A level Music Technology is excellent preparation for a degree in Music Tech, Music, IT, Business, Education. Some students have gone on to university to study music tech, art, popular music, session musicianship etc.

Careers in: IT, Systems, Web design or education, technology, sound engineering, recording, mixing and teaching are also possible. However, many skills gained in the A level are transferrable to other careers such as Net Developer in Media/Music, Music Teacher, Technical Project Manager, Primary School, Arts Management, Computer Games musician and Software developer.