Are you passionate about music? Would you like to embark on a career in the music industry? This course will give you a valuable insight into the skills necessary to succeed in the music and music technology industry-sectors. Through a combination of formal lectures, practical workshops and research activities, you will explore a varied range of topics that will help to broaden your musical skill-base. You will learn topics such as: How to plan and create a music product, how to work as a musical ensemble, how to produce a musical recordings and how relevant computer systems are used in the music industry. This is a BTEC NQF qualification that is assessed through a combination of internal and external assessments. The internal assessments will take the form of vocational assignments that reflect working-practices within the performing arts industry. (i.e. Produce a musical recording) There are also two exams which are externally assessed.