Sound and Music offer a range of courses, whether your goal is to perform, write, record or produce your own music or to work in live sound. Topics may include Live Sound, Working as a Musical Ensemble, Composition, Music Business, Music in Society, Listening Skills, Music Technology, Sound for Film, Sound for Postproduction, Sound for Theatre Recording and Music Production Techniques.
We have a range of levels available and our aim is to help you to achieve your career aspirations by ensuring you are able to solve problems creatively and confidently by the time you leave the College, whether that be to continue on to Higher Education or into employment.
Level 2 is a broad Music course covering aspects of Music Production and Music Performance.
At Level 3 students choose to specialise in either Music Technology or Music Performance.
Our Level 4/5 HND Higher Education course is a Music Production course.
We are one of the very best equipped FE Colleges in the country for Sound & Music with dedicated professional analogue and digital recording equipment including a 24-track recording studio (analogue and digital), a full recording suite with individual hardware workstations and mixers, a Mac music production suite with Pro- Tools and Logic Pro, an analogue Studer Tape machine and a Midus Live Sound set up. Students will have access to a fully functioning professionally equipped recording studio, rehearsal rooms and access to the College’s dedicated professionally equipped Theatre for live sound and performances.
You will be taught by an experienced team with many years Music Industry experience. Students also benefit from regular guest lectures and master classes from music industry professionals.
Employability skills are embedded into all of our courses and we will support you in applying for further study or employment. The College benefits from partnerships with companies meaning students have the opportunities to gain both individual work experience as well as group project work. Recent projects have included collaboration with Media students (bringing together sound and moving image), live sound operation for award ceremonies and an in-house music festival with invited live bands.
Please click the course links below for more information on Sound & Music courses at City of Westminster College. Apply for any of these courses by clicking the APPLY button on the course page.
Please select a course below for more information on Sound & Music courses at City of Westminster College.
|Audio Production||Adults (Part-time)||Short Courses|
|BTEC HND Music Production||International Students, H.E. Students||H.E. Courses|
|FdA Creative Music Production & Business (Year 2 only)||Adults, H.E. Students||H.E. Courses|
|How to Release, Manage and Promote your Music in the Digital Era!||16-18, Adults||Short Courses|
|Introduction to Electronic Music Production||Adults, H.E. Students||Short Courses|
|Introduction to Home & Studio Recording||Adults||Short Courses|
|Introduction to Studio Recording||Adults (Part-time)||Short Courses|
|Level 2 Diploma in Music Production and Performance (UAL)||16-18, Adults||F.E. Courses|
|Level 3 Diploma - Extended Diploma in Music Production (UAL)||16-18, Adults||F.E. Courses|
|Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Practice (UAL)||Adults (Part-time), 16-18 (Full-time)||F.E. Courses|
|Ukulele for Beginners||Adults (Part-time)||Short Courses|