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A Level Music Production explores how music is written and then shaped in the studio, covering a wide range of areas from the foundations of sequencing, recording and composing through to mixing music in a professional environment.
You will be introduced to sequencing using Logic Pro on Apple iMac digital audio workstations, producing your own multi-track recording using a high-quality analogue mixing desk in one of our outstanding studios.
Topics covered can include:
You will need:
If you wish to study 4 A Levels, you will need 7 GCSEs at grade 7 or above, including two at grade 8.
All applicants must have an interview to confirm that A Levels are suitable for them.
Your listening and production skills, musical knowledge and familiarity with the principles and practice of audio technology will be tested further in two examinations. Non-examined assessment will include compositions in a wide range of scenarios, as well as a multi-track recording of the highest possible standard.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
A Levels are widely regarded as the standard entry qualification for top universities in the UK, and the rest of the world. Many of our students go onto study for a degree at the university of their choice, with some choosing to progress into apprenticeships or other employment.