What will I learn?
You will study a range of music styles and learn new performance skills on the course. Our lecturing staff are experienced performers including vocal, guitar, world music, brass and keyboard skills. Our Music Academy stands in its own grounds and has a range of fully equipped practice rooms along with a large recital room, a study centre and teaching spaces. Theory classes will be held in a new high spec music technology room. The recording studio enables you to make your own CDs on professional equipment.
This year course leads to a BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Music (equivalent to an AS Level).
This year leads to a BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Music (equivalent to an A Level).
- Music performance techniques
- Live music workshop
- Music project
- Working and developing as a musical ensemble
- Classical or pop music in practice
- Music performance session styles
What grades will I need?
- Five GCSEs at A*-C/9-4 and audition
- Some prior knowledge of music theory is an advantage
How will I be assessed?
Coursework and final assessment.
Where will it lead me?
- Higher Education in conjunction with other vocational qualifications and/or A Levels
- Foundation degree or Honours degree in music or related subjects
- Music production
- Theatre/TV work
- Performance opportunities solo or in groups
This course can be studied alongside other Certificate/Subsidiary courses and A Levels. Music technology courses and performing arts courses make a very good combination for progression.