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A Level Music Technology

  • LEVEL 3

Course Overview

This engaging course will enable you to use industry standard software used by musicians or composers to make or perform music; play back or record songs or pieces; or to analyse or edit music.

Course Code


End Date

Fri, 26 Jun 2026

Entry Requirements

Requires a GCSE in maths at grade 4, plus the standard entry requirements of an A Level or mixed programme.

Students must show a demonstrable int...

Course information

This is a practical course in which you will learn how to use the College’s recording studio and Logic music software for mixing, sequencing, arranging and composing. You will develop your listening skills through analysis of a range of musical genres, from 1930s to today.

2 Years

Assessment is both practical and written assessment:

– Practical assessment – Recording Music using Technology, worth 25% of the marks.
– Practical assessment – Composing Music using Technology, worth 25% of the marks.
– Written exam – Listening and Analysing, worth 25% of the marks.
– Written exam – Analysing and production, worth 25% of the marks.
– The written and practical assessments both contribute towards 50% each of your A Level.

Level 3 EDEXCEL GCE A Level in Music Technology

During your two years of study you will undertake a work placement. You will also hear from a variety of industry speakers, visit careers’ fairs and attend workshops, trips and visits.

University, career or an apprenticeship

Level 3