English and Maths GCSE at grade 4 or above. The ability to read music notation confidently and basic keyboard playing skills are essential. Music GCSE is beneficial but not mandatory.
Music Technology A level combines well with many other subjects including Maths, Physics, Music and Media.
Students who take Music Technology A level can progress to degree courses such as the Tonmeister degree at the University of Surrey, Music Production at Leeds College of Music, Music Production at Huddersfield University, Live Sound Engineering at ACM and Music Technology at Birmingham Conservatoire.
Career opportunities include:
• sound engineering
• music production
• composing for film and media
• music journalism
• music software development