Students complete eight practical units, including Music Sequencing & Production, Organising A Music Event, Podcast Production and Remixing. Students also attend guest lectures that take place throughout the year.
Who is this course for?
The course is open to students aged 16 yrs + who are interested in a career in the music industry. Applicants should have some prior music experience and may have related Entry Level or Level 1 qualifications.
Course Length & Timetable
The course is a one year full time programme, involving classes on 4 days per week during term-time.
You will need five GCSEs at grade D (including Maths and English) or a Level 1 qualification and appropriate functional skills grades. Entry onto the course is subject to a successful initial assessment including a written task, listening exercise and interview.
Study Program for 16-19 yrs
In addition to the course units that make up your main qualification, students get assistance with Maths and English, alongside career advice and work experience opportunities.
What is a Level 2 Diploma?
A Level 2 Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification equivalent to 4 GCSEs (grades A*-C).
How Will I Be Assessed
You will be assessed through a combination of practical work, written assignments and group projects.
If you are aged 16-18 on 1st September of the academic year, and you have been resident in the UK / EU for the previous 3 years, you will be entitled to free tuition. Enrolment for students aged 19+ is based on payment of fees, however you may be entitled to a concessionary fee. Fees for Level 2 courses are £2,995 per year.
Once you have completed the course you will ready to progress onto a Level 3 course.