A career in
music production
starts here




A career in
music production
starts here


The Level 3 Diploma in music technology at BAMM is made to give students an immersive learning experience, providing the skills and knowledge necessary for continuing their studies at a higher education level or building a career as a working engineer, producer, technician and many other roles behind the scenes. 

With a real insight into the differing roles within music technology, you will study specialist modules that will help you understand and make use of the fundamentals of studio recording, live sound engineering, mixing, mastering, DAW production, music business and songwriting. 

Production students are given access to high-end facilities, which include our recording studios, rehearsal rooms, Apple MIT suite and fully equipped live performance stages. Lectures, tutorials, workshops and masterclasses happen on a daily basis and are led by a team of dedicated tutors as well as guest speakers who will guide students through the course modules whilst providing real world scenarios where they can practice their new skills and techniques. 

Course Units Include


Year 1:

B4 - Studio Recording

This unit will teach learners an understanding of studio recording equipment, how to apply multi-track recording techniques and apply mixing skills to a recording.

B5 - Creating Musical Materials

This unit will give students an understanding of music sequencing techniques when developing musical material in a response to a brief, applying creative processes when developing musical material, as well as using musical creation skills and sequencing techniques in response to a brief.

B6 - Music Technology and live events

This unit will teach learners how to plan the use of music technology in a live event setting, as well as helping them understand how to set up equipment for live events and then applying skills when operating music technology equipment in a real time live event.

C7 - Planning a career in the industry

This unit will help learners understand the development of the music industry throughout the years, understanding sectors and employment in a chosen part of the industry. Then identifying potential opportunities for the future music industry.

Year 2:

D8 - Using development plan to refine skills

This unit will teach learners how to identify personal opportunities and areas for improvement related to progress. They will then create a plan for personal musical development and develop musical skills in response to the plan.

D9 - Produce a personal project

This unit will teach learners to devise and develop a personal music project. They will then demonstrate techniques and musical skills with said project, creating a final outcome in response to the aims and constrains of the project.

 D10 - Using material for self-promotion and networking

This unit will teach learners how to define and plan self-promotional material in relation to networking opportunities. They will then select and create content for self-promotional material, then presenting self-promotional material for planned opportunities.

E11 - Undertaking a defined technical project role

This unit will teach learners how to plan and prepare for a technical role. They will then demonstrate skills within said technical role whilst contributing to a project within a technical role.

E12 - Using creative collaboration to develop a project

This unit will teach learners how to demonstrate personal engagement and individual responsibility when developing a collaborative project. They will then demonstrate musical skills when developing a collaborative project and apply collaborative skills when developing a project.

E13 - Producing a collaborative project

This unit will teach learners how to demonstrate technical and creative musical skills in a final collaborative project.



Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music



Up to 168 (Equivalent to three A-Levels at A*)



Full time course

Course duration 2 years



Five GCSEs graded between 4 - 9 (or equivalent) preferred. Audition on instrument.


PLEASE NOTE: Students may be accepted on to the course who do not have the preferred academic requirements and each case will be treated individually.

music performance course entry requirements