Music

RSL Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Music Production & Business

Key Course Information

Who is this course for?

A course for performers and producers aged 16+ who wish to develop practical skills for university and a career in the creative industries.  Students should have previous music experience at GCSE, Level 2, Grade 5 or similar.

What qualification will I receive?

On completion, you receive a Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma, a nationally recognised qualification equivalent to 1.5 A-Levels.

Course length and timetable

A one-year full time programme, involving classes on 4 days per week during term-time. 

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a minimum of five GCSEs at grades A-C (or equivalent) and a successful audition.  Applicants should prepare for:
 • an interview
 • a portfolio presentation
 • an audition performance
 • a written assessment

Additional assistance for 16-19 years

In addition to the course units that make up your main qualification, students get assistance with Maths and English, tutorials, career advice and work experience placements.

How will I be assessed?

A combination of practical work, written assignments and group projects.

Progression

You can progress to our Level 3 Extended Diploma course, then apply to university or seek employment in the creative industries.  Take a look at which universities our students attend here and check out our success stories here.

“It was really good to have Albert in the studio today. Very talented! Would love to talk to you about potentially giving him a chance to have some more regular mentoring sessions at Kensaltown during the spring.”

—  Martin Terefe – Grammy Award winning producer, founder of Kensaltown Records

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