You will learn how to produce house, hip hop, techno, drum and bass, dubstep, grime and R'n'B to a professional level. You will develop your practical DJ skills learning a range of techniques and applications. You will organise and promote your own club nights in addition to studying dance music culture and history. The course aims to give you all the skills you need to survive and thrive in the modern world of music production and DJ-ing.
Accessible Music Technology
Audio Mastering and Manufacture
Studio Recording and Engineering
Planning For Public Performance
Public Performance Technology
Music In Context
Creative Arts Research Skills
Dance Music Production
DJ-ing and Events Promotion
Dance Music History and Culture
• 48 UCAS points
• Level 3 qualification in music technology, ideally at Merit or above
• Experience of music production and/or DJ-ing
• You will be auditioned/interviewed before being offered a place on the course to determine your passion and experience of music technology
How will I be assessed?
• You will be assessed through a range of creative music production projects and practical performances as a DJ
• You will be assessed on a research project based on dance music history
Continuing Your Journey
This course would prepare you for entry to a degree course in the area of music technology and productionCareers page
The course could also lead to studying the HND in Music
Fees, Finance & Funding
The fees for this Higher National Certificate in Dance Music Production and DJ Techniques are currently £7,000.Fees, finance and funding page
Tuition fees and funding can be a little confusing, which is why we’ve put together a dedicated finance page to help you understand all your options. You may be eligible for special bursaries, grants or support from the government, and you can also find out about specific loans and funding help just for tuition fees.
Got a question?
Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.Make an enquiry
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