UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in DJ & Electronic Music Production

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Start September 2018
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Length 2 Years
Site West Durrington Campus Map
Attendance Full time
Course Code FFDSMJ

About this Course

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The DJ & Electronic Music Production course is a one or two year qualification for aspiring DJs wanting to progress their enthusiasm for music into a profession, by developing skills in music production and DJ techniques.


  • Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted


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Entry Requirements

To start on this course, you need:


At least 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, preferably including English and maths

or
a relevant Level 2 qualification, including English and maths requirements.


(If you will not have the above qualifications, you may be able to start on a Level 2 Music Technology course instead, before applying to move on to this Level 3 course).


If English is not your first language, please click here for IELTS requirements.

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Course Content

Students will be using industry standard equipment and software provided by Northbrook College with its 50+ iMac Pro computers and 20+ soundproof recording/performance studios, Pioneer 2000 Nexus DJ equipment as well as the legendary Technics 1210 turntables. The course is aimed at developing skills using the industry’s leading equipment and software, including:


- Pioneer
- Technics
- Apple Logic Pro Studio X
- Ableton Live 9
- Native Instruments Komplete (which includes NI Massive Synth)
- Serato Scratch Live (taught using time-code hardware)


If you have less that grade C/4 in GCSE English or Maths, you will also study that subject at college.


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Progression/Career Path

After 1 year, you can achieve a UAL Diploma in Music Performance and Production. This means that you can progress on to the Extended Diploma course (below).


After 2 years you can achieve a UAL Extended Diploma in Music Performance and Production. This is equivalent to 3 A Levels. This means you can apply for university level courses or seek work in the music and entertainment industry.


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Assessment/Exams

You will be assessed through a range of assignments linked to the course units. The methods of assessment vary from unit to unit but all include practical elements and there are no exams except for short Key Skill tests. Other modes of assessment include gigs, workshops, recordings, written work and presentations.


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Applications

Apply online or complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:

FREEPOST RTKJ-USRT-ARLX
Admissions Office
Northbrook Metropolitan College
Littlehampton Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN12 6NU

Click here for more information about how to apply and to download an application form

Funding & Financial Support

Age 16-17 starters -You will not have to pay fees on condition you are still under 19 on 31st August in each year of the course.


Age 18+ starters - Some students may have to pay for part of their course. More information»


Click here for further information on financial support»

Entry Requirements

To start on this course, you need:


At least 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, preferably including English and maths

or
a relevant Level 2 qualification, including English and maths requirements.


(If you will not have the above qualifications, you may be able to start on a Level 2 Music Technology course instead, before applying to move on to this Level 3 course).


If English is not your first language, please click here for IELTS requirements.

.

Course Content

Students will be using industry standard equipment and software provided by Northbrook College with its 50+ iMac Pro computers and 20+ soundproof recording/performance studios, Pioneer 2000 Nexus DJ equipment as well as the legendary Technics 1210 turntables. The course is aimed at developing skills using the industry’s leading equipment and software, including:


- Pioneer
- Technics
- Apple Logic Pro Studio X
- Ableton Live 9
- Native Instruments Komplete (which includes NI Massive Synth)
- Serato Scratch Live (taught using time-code hardware)


If you have less that grade C/4 in GCSE English or Maths, you will also study that subject at college.


.

Progression/Career Path

After 1 year, you can achieve a UAL Diploma in Music Performance and Production. This means that you can progress on to the Extended Diploma course (below).


After 2 years you can achieve a UAL Extended Diploma in Music Performance and Production. This is equivalent to 3 A Levels. This means you can apply for university level courses or seek work in the music and entertainment industry.


.

Assessment/Exams

You will be assessed through a range of assignments linked to the course units. The methods of assessment vary from unit to unit but all include practical elements and there are no exams except for short Key Skill tests. Other modes of assessment include gigs, workshops, recordings, written work and presentations.


.

Applications

Apply online or complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:

FREEPOST RTKJ-USRT-ARLX
Admissions Office
Northbrook Metropolitan College
Littlehampton Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN12 6NU

Click here for more information about how to apply and to download an application form

Funding & Financial Support

Age 16-17 starters -You will not have to pay fees on condition you are still under 19 on 31st August in each year of the course.


Age 18+ starters - Some students may have to pay for part of their course. More information»


Click here for further information on financial support»