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Logic Pro X: Music Production (Beginners/Mixed Level)

Course Description

Logic Pro is a full-featured music application with all the tools you need to create professional quality music tracks. The course will show you how to record, arrange and edit audio and MIDI regions, add effects, mix your music and export the final mix in a variety of formats. This is for everyone who wishes to use computer technology to record, create, produce and master their own music. If you have a passion for creating, writing or re-mixing all types of music, this course is for you.

Location: Camden

Course Requirements

For this course you will need some computing skills (either on a PC or MAC) and some musical ability, which would be useful but not essential. The course is also suitable for continuing learners in this subject. You will also be expected to complete an Individual Learning Plan to help support your progress.

Course Content

This course is a fun and dynamic introduction to the process of making and recording music using an Apple Mac computer and Logic Pro. It will challenge you if you are keen to explore the more complex possibilities whilst always offering high quality instant results if you are just up for some fun and experimentation. You will be introduced to re-mixing, sequencing, recording techniques, audio sampling, live recording, beat matching, MIDI techniques and drum programming. Please note: although you will be introduced to all the above over a single term (10-weeks), the course is developmental over the whole year. If you sign up for the full three terms (courses A, B and C) at the start of the academic year e.g. August / September you will be entitled to the early bird discount.

Teaching and Learning Methods

You will learn through, practical activities, group exercises and peer assessment, listening and analysis, demonstration and discussion, use of supporting online materials, individual practice, use of ILT and continuous assessment. There is no homework associated with the sessions but please do discuss extension activities with your tutor.

Independent Learning

In addition to the classes you will be expected to work independently to develop your knowledge of Logic, music production and digital music making skills. The focus should be on practical music making / music production but should also include your own research to help develop this. The College provides access to computers with the relevant software in the Library and the Learning Centre.

Assessment

You will be continually assessed through your practical activities and will receive feedback in a variety of ways e.g. peer assessment, verbal and written feedback from your teacher.

Qualification you will achieve

This is a non-accredited course but a certificate of completion can be provided by the College on request.

Next Steps and Progression

Upon successful completion of the course you may be able to progress to accredited courses at Level 1 or other courses from our music production provision such as DJ Skills or Ableton Live.

Additional Information

For more information, please contact the Learner Services Team via Live Chat, phone on 020 7255 4700 or email learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk.

Additional Learning Support

This course is not eligible for Additional Learning Support (ALS), however teachers are supported to ensure their materials are inclusive to meet all learners needs.??Reasonable adjustments including assistive equipment and also access support can be made available through our Disability Officer.? Digital learning support is available in the Learning Centre at our Camden site. Careers and employability advice and guidance is also available to all learners.?

Additional Costs

WM College is able to provide financial support for some course fees. You may be eligible based on prior qualifications, if you are on a low income or benefits. For more information and to find out if you are eligible, view our Fees & Finance page on our website or contact the Learner Services team via Live Chat or on 020 7255 4700.
CAMDEN
44 Crowndale Road
NW1 1TR
Tel: 020 7255 4700
Email: learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk
KENTISH TOWN
7 Leighton Place
NW5 2QL
Tel: 020 7241 8572
Email: learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk