Career Prospects

Career options and national starting averages include:

  • Music Promoter £12,000+
  • Studio Sound Engineer £13,000+

You could go on to be a:

  • Music Therapist £25,783+
  • School Music Teacher £21,000+

Source: National Careers Service

Music & Music Technology

Are you interested in making and recording music or an aspiring producer, artist, DJ or sound engineer looking to release your potential?

Learn the skills to kick start a career in an exciting industry that’s in a constant state of change as rapid growth in the media sector creates a variety of opportunities for audio professionals. As traditional record sales shrink, the way in which music is consumed is changing and the growth of games and mobile phones have further increased the need for audio technologies.

Our Music Technology courses are delivered using facilities at our Roland Academy where you’ll learn a broad range of skills including acoustics, keyboarding, mixing, music production, recording and editing. You will also have access to a wide range of music tools including guitar effects units, loops stations, portable recorders and a variety of instruments.

The course will be further enhanced through workshops by industry professionals, study trips and regular visits to performances.

Successful completion our practical two-year course (equivalent to 3 A Levels) will give you an understanding of the music industry as well as the qualifications needed for university entry.

A Level Options
This subject area has courses which can be taken alongside A Levels and other qualifications.

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