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MUSIC TECHNOLOGY Course (Level 2)



Length:        1 year (36 weeks)
Level:          
Level 2 (GCSE equivalent – A*-C grades)

If you love creating, producing and mixing music using technology, then this course is the perfect way to develop your skills to the next level. The course is:

  • Centred around music production sessions in Apple Mac technology suites and in studio and live sound, both in and outside the centre.
  • Ideal for school leavers aged 16+. We work with producers, musicians, composers, DJs, audio technicians etc.
  • For producers into creating and performing any style of popular music, from house and trance to dubstep and drum 'n' bass.
  • Based around real-world projects with opportunities to record and showcase your work. There are opportunities to play out at events and club nights. Our students can also get involved in industry showcases, such as the Island Records talent showcase.
  • Designed to give you more than music in that you will also gain valuable job skills and life skills.
  • Linked to nationally-recognised music qualifications.
  • Taught by producers at Birmingham, Bristol, Lincoln, London (Shoreditch), Manchester, Norwich, York
  • Graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted.


Check out our video of top house producer, Tom Flynn, talking about creating tracks and about his time studying Music Technology at Access to Music:

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WHAT WILL I DO?
INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES
WHAT QUALIFICATIONS WILL I GET?
WHAT DO I NEED TO DO THE COURSE?
HOW LONG IS IT?
WHAT CAN I DO AFTERWARDS?
WHAT MAY IT COST ME?
WHAT DO OTHERS SAY?
REASONS TO CHOOSE US

A great alternative to sixth form or college
We offer an exciting and practical alternative where you can shine in an inspiring environment.

Making you feel at home
Our students feel at home with us because it’s a welcoming, creative place. Here you can be yourself.

Courses to suit you
If music or media is your passion, we’ve got a course to suit you from beginners to advanced. And what’s more, there are no formal entry requirements or exams*.
*Students doing English/Maths GCSEs, or Functional Skills, will be assessed by exams

A high-quality education
The college was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2013 and ‘Outstanding’ by the Independent Schools Inspectorate in December 2014.

Boosting your creativity and confidence
We encourage you to think outside the box. Tutors and guests with industry experience will be on hand to help you.

Letting you get out and do it!
You can organise and take part in events from gigs in local venues to club nights, exhibitions and festivals.

Getting your hands on great kit
You’ll learn in a dedicated centre that’s set up for creating and producing music, media and theatre.

Succeed and move on up
You can progress on to degree courses, or directly into the creative industries or other employment. Our Level 3 courses carry UCAS points for progression to university.

Follow in the footsteps of...
Ex-students such as Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora, Jess Glynne, Tom Flynn, Laura Welsh... to name but a few.

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Birmingham

Access to Music Birmingham is located at Heath Mill Studios in the heart of the city’s creative quarter in Digbeth. The college caters for music students from across the West Midlands.


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Bristol

Access to Music Bristol is our centre covering Bristol, Bath and the South West. The college is located to the south east of the city centre in a professional rehearsal and recording studio.


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Lincoln

Access to Music Lincoln is our centre serving the East Midlands. The college is located in the heart of the cathedral city.


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London (Shoreditch)

Access to Music London (Shoreditch) Is our new flagship centre in the capital. It is the new home for our former centre in Stratford.


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Manchester

Access to Music Manchester is our prestigious new centre serving the North West. The college is located in the heart of the city and offers state-of-the-art music facilities.


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Norwich

Access to Music Norwich caters for students from across East Anglia. The college is located at Epic on Magdalen Street, close to the city centre.


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York

Access to Music York is well located for students from across North Yorkshire. The college is located just to the north of the historic city centre.


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MUSIC TECHNOLOGY Course (Level 2)



Length:        1 year (36 weeks)
Level:          
Level 2 (GCSE equivalent – A*-C grades)

If you love creating, producing and mixing music using technology, then this course is the perfect way to develop your skills to the next level. The course is:

  • Centred around music production sessions in Apple Mac technology suites and in studio and live sound, both in and outside the centre.
  • Ideal for school leavers aged 16+. We work with producers, musicians, composers, DJs, audio technicians etc.
  • For producers into creating and performing any style of popular music, from house and trance to dubstep and drum 'n' bass.
  • Based around real-world projects with opportunities to record and showcase your work. There are opportunities to play out at events and club nights. Our students can also get involved in industry showcases, such as the Island Records talent showcase.
  • Designed to give you more than music in that you will also gain valuable job skills and life skills.
  • Linked to nationally-recognised music qualifications.
  • Taught by producers at Birmingham, Bristol, Lincoln, London (Shoreditch), Manchester, Norwich, York
  • Graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted.


Check out our video of top house producer, Tom Flynn, talking about creating tracks and about his time studying Music Technology at Access to Music:

WHAT WILL I DO? INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES WHAT QUALIFICATIONS WILL I GET? WHAT DO I NEED TO DO THE COURSE? HOW LONG IS IT? WHAT CAN I DO AFTERWARDS? WHAT MAY IT COST ME? WHAT DO OTHERS SAY?
Centres
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Birmingham

Access to Music Birmingham is located at Heath Mill Studios in the heart of the city’s creative quarter in Digbeth. The college caters for music students from across the West Midlands.


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Bristol

Access to Music Bristol is our centre covering Bristol, Bath and the South West. The college is located to the south east of the city centre in a professional rehearsal and recording studio.


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Lincoln

Access to Music Lincoln is our centre serving the East Midlands. The college is located in the heart of the cathedral city.


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London (Shoreditch)

Access to Music London (Shoreditch) Is our new flagship centre in the capital. It is the new home for our former centre in Stratford.


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Manchester

Access to Music Manchester is our prestigious new centre serving the North West. The college is located in the heart of the city and offers state-of-the-art music facilities.


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Norwich

Access to Music Norwich caters for students from across East Anglia. The college is located at Epic on Magdalen Street, close to the city centre.


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York

Access to Music York is well located for students from across North Yorkshire. The college is located just to the north of the historic city centre.