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University Centre Calderdale College

Sound and Music Technology

UCAS Code: 8H74

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


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Applicants should possess BTEC National Certificate or BTEC National Diploma in a related subject or two A Level passes or one A Level pass with four GCSE grades A-C or 9 - 4 including English and Maths or relevant work experience. All applicants will be interviewed, where you will be expected to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment. Mature applicants (aged over 21 years) without formal qualifications but with appropriate relevant vocational experience are also welcome to apply. If English is not your first language, you will also need a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or above. Calderdale College actively supports claims for Recognition of Prior Learning.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

The Foundation Degree in Sound and Music Technology is designed to develop the skills necessary to work in the music for media industry. The music industry is going through a huge transitional period, in which music practitioners are having to seek new areas of employment which require a new skills set. Through the specialist units this course will develop student’s skills and understanding of music composition, technology and production techniques and their direct relationship within the evolving world of new media, giving students the wide range of skills they need to find employment in the growing media industry, or progress to further study. The personal project modules are derived from live industry briefs, allowing you to gain real work based practical experience of creating sound and music to a brief and gaining feedback from potential employers, whilst also developing content for your professional portfolio of work, which is a useful tool to gaining future employment.

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£6,950
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£6,950
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£6,950
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Wales
£6,950
per year

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Calderdale College Main Site

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University Centre Calderdale College

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