To start on this course you need:
At least 4 GCSEs at minimum grade C/4, preferably including English and maths
a relevant Level 2 qualification, including English and maths requirements.
Applicants are auditioned.
(If you will not have the above qualifications, you may be able to start on the Level 2 Performance/Technology course instead, before applying to move on to this Level 3 course).
If English is not your first language, please click here for IELTS requirements.
Study will include:
Contemporary songwriting techniques
Arrangement analysis and listening skills – analyse great songwriters of history
Studio production techniques, recording, producing
Professional development - receive regular feedback from industry professionals
Sound for the moving image – such as music for film
The sound and music industry.
Music theory and aural perception
Recording sessions - write and record in some of the best recording facilities in the country
If you have less that grade C/4 in GCSE English or Maths, you will also study that subject at college.
After 1 year, you can achieve a UAL Diploma in Music Performance and Production. This means you can progress on to the Extended Diploma course (below).
After 2 years, you can achieve a UAL Extended Diploma in Music Performance and Production. This is equivalent to 3 A Levels. This means you can apply for university level courses. Successful students can seek careers in Music Composition, Teaching, Performance, Engineering and Production.
Funding & Financial Support