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Nottingham Trent University

Live and Technical Events

UCAS Code: P320

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-Levels or equivalent qualifications.

Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent GCSE Maths grade C/4 or equivalent

112 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Diploma and one A-level or equivalent qualification.

112 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate and two A-levels or equivalent qualifications

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

UCAS Tariff

112

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Audio technology

On this three-year degree, you’ll learn and explore the technology that goes into live event production. This course is delivered at Metronome, which houses a 300-capacity live event space and a 93m2 live events production workshop space.

You’ll be taught by well-connected industry professionals with extensive experience of live sound, lighting, video technology installation and operation and production management. During the course, all students will have the opportunity to undertake real event work experience, which supports the modules being studied.

You’ll develop technical skills, knowledge and experience essential to the live production industry that will set you on a path for a career in live events. shop.

On this course you’ll study at Confetti’s brand new contemporary music & events hub - Metronome. You’ll have access to;

300 capacity live event venue
A range of PA systems from manufacturers, including Nexo and EV
Digital and analogue mixing consoles
A large selection of microphones from leading manufacturers such as Shure, AKG, Neumann, Audio Technica
Extensive backline equipment including Gretsch and Yamaha drum kits, Vox, Fender and Marshall amplifiers
Lighting consoles from Avolites and MA
A range of generic and moving lighting technology from Chauvet
Avid Pro Tools based mobile recording rigs

Modules

Year 1

Stage Lighting and Technology (40 Credit Points)
Sound Technology and Practice for Live Events (40 Credit Points)
Equipment Maintenance and Repair (20 Credit Points)
The Live Events Industry (20 Credit Points)

Year 2

Advanced Stage and Lighting Technology (40 Credit Points)
Advanced Sound Technology & Practice (40 Credit Points)
Visual Effects Production for Live Events (20 Credit Points)
Industry Practice (20 Credit Points)

Year 3

Emerging Technologies in Live Events (40 Credit Points)
Live Broadcast Technology & Practice (20 Credit Points)
Sustainable Logistics and Production Management (20 Credit Points)
Technology Investigation (40 Credit Points)

The Uni


Course location:

Confetti Institute of Creative Technology

Department:

School of Confetti

TEF rating:
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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

97%
UK students
3%
International students
88%
Male students
12%
Female students
45%
2:1 or above
12%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
C

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£25,000
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Average annual salary
96%
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Employed or in further education
81%
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Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

62%
Engineering professionals
5%
Business, research and administrative professionals
5%
Architects, town planners and surveyors

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