media

Media Courses

Location
Isleworth
Start Date
01/09/2021
Mode
Full Time

This course for 16-18 year olds, is an introduction to the practical and theoretical elements of music and music technology. You will make music with computers, record, compose and perform both individually and in groups. You will learn about the business, composing and sound recording, sequencing, microphone techniques and do a production project. The course is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at A*-C and provides a good basis to go on to further qualifications.

  • About the Course

    Working both individually and as a member of a group, you will take part in a variety of practical work, making music with computers, recording, composing and performing.

    You will study:

    • Exploring the music profession
    • Composition
    • Recording
    • Development of music
    • Exploring computer systems
    • Computer music production
    • Music performance.

    You will also improve your English and maths and gain employability skills as part of the course.

    At some points in the year when productions are scheduled, you will need to be in college for extra sessions to rehearse.

  • Entry Requirements
    2 or more GCSEs at grade D / grade 3 or above, or successful completion of a Foundation Level course including functional skills in English and maths. There will be a short audition as part of your interview to assess your musical aptitude. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Progression

    Level 3 Diploma in Contemporary Music (Performance and Technology) if you achieve a merit or distinction. Because this is an introductory course, it will not normally lead directly into professional music work.

  • Assessment Method

    Assessment is through assignment based work. The emphasis is on practical performance, although there is a certain amount of written work required to support this. The work is graded into pass, merit and distinction. In order to achieve the qualification you will need to pass all areas of the course.

How to Apply

Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.

Course Info

Courses for 16-18 years

Full Time

Level 2

Location Isleworth

Start Date 01/09/2021

UAL Level 2 Diploma

Student
Focus
Gabrielle Luu-Moynihan
L3 Creative Media Production

Gabrielle is well on her way to a successful career in media having secured a highly sought after Fast Forward internship at Sky Studios.

Gabrielle Luu-Moynihan

Student
Focus
Jeniequa Evinti Quamina
L3 Music

As well as starting her own music movement 'DA UPCOMIN', Jeniequa has her own online radio show, a clothing line Doll Domination, released her first EP ‘Real’ and recorded a single with Skyelab Music.

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Student work

West Thames College

One of the top 3 Colleges in London *

* Based on overall performance for students aged 16-18 across all levels in 2018-19


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