Audio and Music Technology

Level 5

If you’ve got a Level 3 qualification and want to explore the exciting challenges and opportunities of Higher Education without commiting to the full course right away, a Foundation Degree can be a great option to get you on the right track.

Entry Requirements

A Levels (DDE) or BTEC Extended Diploma

Duration

Two Years – 3 Days a Week

Qualification

Audio and Music Technology FdSc

Available at

Two people working at a music mixing desk

If you’re aged 18 or over, take advantage of our two Foundation Degrees in Audio and Music Technology, and Music Performance at ACC Norwich.

If you’ve got a Level 3 qualification and want to explore the exciting challenges and opportunities of Higher Education without commiting to the full course right away, a Foundation Degree can be a great option to get you on the right track.

On either of our two year courses, you will finish with a recognised qualification and a direct route to a full Honours Degree, with an additional top up year should you want to!


Our Foundation Degrees are accredited by Nottingham Trent University. Not only do they oversee the curriculum and teaching of said courses, but you also get exclusive access to their centres and Student Union, including use of their dedicated facilities and library.

Learn the practical recording and mixing techniques, essential production and Digital Audio Workstation skills, industry trends and the science of sound. 

 

We’ll work with you to build your confidence, communication, creativity and independence to ensure you’re equipped professionally and personally for the future.

To find out about fees and funding for this course, visit the UCAS website.

Modules

A female working at a computer and MIDI keyboard

An image of a mixing desk and computer

A person working at a mixing desk

A man wearing over-ear headphones, working at DJ decks

A group of people watching a male talk into a microphone

A male working at a music mixing desk

An image of a recording studio with musical equipment around the room including drums, conga drums and a pop filter

A pair of hands adjusting a microphone next to a drum cymbal

A female next to some cables

Entry Requirements

A-levels – DDE; or BTEC Extended Diploma – Merit, Pass, Pass; or 64 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSE – English and Maths Grade C / 4. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations.

You will also have at least one of the following music qualifications:
A-Level in Music, or music/production/sound engineering related course or BTEC Extended Diploma in Music or  music/production/sound engineering related course (or similar, e.g. RSL Awards)

If you don’t have one of the above music qualifications, we’ll ask you to submit examples of your work.

Careers and Progression

Upgrade your Foundation Degree to a full Degree via Nottingham Trent University and go onto postgraduate qualifications such as Masters. Alternatively, get going in the industry. Careers include sound engineer, record producer and foley artist.

Apply

To apply for the degree courses we offer in Norwich, click the links below.

Music Performance 

Audio and Music Technology

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