Grade 4 in English Language. It is expected that students will be proficient on at least one instrument and/or vocals.
All units are internally assessed through many practical projects and some written assignments. Grades of Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* are awarded which are equivalent to AS/A level grades for the purpose of university entrance.
Music Technology combines well with many subjects, such as Maths, Media Studies, Physics and performing arts subjects. It is also ideal as a subject to be taken alongside Music.
There are a vast number of degree courses specialising in different aspects of Music Technology, including courses in composition for film, TV and video games, computer software and music production, recording, sound manipulation and the management of music businesses. Most of these courses lead directly into specialised careers.
Most of our students progress to top universities or conservatoires to continue their study of Music Technology. Our BTEC students have been awarded offers on the Tonmeister course at Surrey University. This prestigious course is widely considered to be the best sound engineering course in the world.