This course will provide good preparation if you are planning to enter employment directly in the music sector. The first of three mandatory units you will study is a music performance brief; the second is a music composition brief and the third covers professional practice in the music industry. The optional unit is a solo performance. Throughout the duration of the course you will receive an additional instrumental lesson on voice, guitar, piano, or percussion.
This course comprises four units, three of which are mandatory and two of which are assessed externally.
Unit Unit 1 (M)
Title Practical Music Theory and Harmony
Unit Unit 2 (M)
Title Professional Practice in the Music Industry
Unit Unit 3 (M)
Title Ensemble Music Performance
Unit Unit 4 (O)
Title Composing Music
Unit Unit 5 (O)
Title Music Performance Session Styles
Unit 6 (O)
Title Solo Performance
Unit Unit 7 (O)
Title Improvising Music
Assignment set and assessed internally (12.5%)
Assignment set and assessed externally (16.5%%)
Assignment set and assessed externally (12.5%%)
GCSE at Grade 5+ or BTEC/NCFE at Merit+ in a music related discipline, as well as Grade 4 in GCSE English. Candidates without a Level 2 qualification in a musicrelated discipline will be considered through interview.
Your next steps...
In addition to the music content outlined above, this course develops transferable and higher order skills. For example, performance and communication skills, teamwork, and personal vocal/instrumental technique development are just some of the skills learners need to progress. This course provides excellent progression routes into Higher Education or employment.