The National 5 Music Technology Course involves developing more complex skills in the use of music technology hardware and software, using music technology creatively in sound production and developing an understanding of a range of 20th and 21st century music styles and genres – developing a broad understanding of the music industry. Ideally you are building on a successful completion of National 4 Music Technology before starting this course.
There are two areas of assessment at the end of the course:
Assignment – two productions, in different contexts
Understanding question paper
All skills and learning lead towards the Higher Music Technology course.
Possible careers after studying music include:
- recording engineer
- music editor
- DJ / remixer
- sound technician
- acoustic consultant
- audio / live sound engineer
- media specialist
- theatrical technician
SQA Subject Page for National 5 Music Technology: www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/56950.html