UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Music Performance and Production

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Start September 2018
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Length 2 Years
Site West Durrington Campus Map
Attendance Full time
Course Code FFDSMP

About this Course

PATHWAY: MUSIC PERFORMANCE LEVEL 3

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A career as a professional musician can be demanding and exciting. These are highly practical courses, in which you will learn about performing, arranging, songwriting/composing and a wide range of different styles of music. Central to the courses is developing your instrumental or vocal skills and using these in live performance, studios and recording.


  • Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted

 

Entry Requirements

To start on this course you need:


at least 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, preferably including English and maths
or
a relevant Level 2 qualification, including English and maths requirements.


You also need evidence of musical ability.


(If you will not have the above qualifications, you may be able to start on the Level 2 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.

Course Content

Study will include:


- Session styles: from disco to rock - R&B to heavy metal
- Instrument tuition - develop your technique and instrumental ability
- Gigging - regular performances in a range of settings
- Professional development - receive weekly feedback on your performances from industry professionals
- TV/radio and touring
- Music theory & sight reading
- Music arranging & composing
- Music technology - recording, producing, writing music for film
- Recording sessions - write and record in some of the best recording facilities in the country
- History of pop music and the music industry


If you have less that grade C/4 in GCSE English or Maths, you will also study that subject at college.

Progression/Career Path

After 1 year at Level 3 you can achieve a UAL Diploma in Music Performance and Production. This means you can progress to the Extended Diploma course (below).


After 2 years at Level 3 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 Management, Teaching, Performance, Engineering and Production.

Further Details

If you would like further information about this course or any other courses offered by Northbrook College please contact 0845 155 60 60

Applications

Apply online or complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:

FREEPOST RTKJ-USRT-ARLX
Admissions Office
Northbrook Metropolitan College
Littlehampton Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN12 6NU

Click here for more information about how to apply and to download an application form

Funding & Financial Support

Age 16-17 starters -You will not have to pay fees on condition you are still under 19 on 31st August in each year of the course.


Age 18+ starters - Some students may have to pay for part of their course. More information»


Click here for further information on financial support»

Entry Requirements

To start on this course you need:


at least 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, preferably including English and maths
or
a relevant Level 2 qualification, including English and maths requirements.


You also need evidence of musical ability.


(If you will not have the above qualifications, you may be able to start on the Level 2 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.

Course Content

Study will include:


- Session styles: from disco to rock - R&B to heavy metal
- Instrument tuition - develop your technique and instrumental ability
- Gigging - regular performances in a range of settings
- Professional development - receive weekly feedback on your performances from industry professionals
- TV/radio and touring
- Music theory & sight reading
- Music arranging & composing
- Music technology - recording, producing, writing music for film
- Recording sessions - write and record in some of the best recording facilities in the country
- History of pop music and the music industry


If you have less that grade C/4 in GCSE English or Maths, you will also study that subject at college.

Progression/Career Path

After 1 year at Level 3 you can achieve a UAL Diploma in Music Performance and Production. This means you can progress to the Extended Diploma course (below).


After 2 years at Level 3 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 Management, Teaching, Performance, Engineering and Production.

Further Details

If you would like further information about this course or any other courses offered by Northbrook College please contact 0845 155 60 60

Applications

Apply online or complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:

FREEPOST RTKJ-USRT-ARLX
Admissions Office
Northbrook Metropolitan College
Littlehampton Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN12 6NU

Click here for more information about how to apply and to download an application form

Funding & Financial Support

Age 16-17 starters -You will not have to pay fees on condition you are still under 19 on 31st August in each year of the course.


Age 18+ starters - Some students may have to pay for part of their course. More information»


Click here for further information on financial support»