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Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music (QCF)

Course Code: C3068
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
08 Jun 19
Time: 00:00-00:00

This course is designed for students who can demonstrate that they have the talent, commitment and potential necessary to create a career in music. The course enables students to acquire a range of practical and theoretical skills including a small amount of music technology, giving them the opportunity to develop into well rounded musicians.

Practical skills and theory classes are delivered by specialist lecturers who are highly qualified and experienced, having worked within the professional music industry. Visits will be arranged to attend performances and professional productions and rehearsals take place at the Oh Yeah Music Centre.

Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to perform work that is open to the public, in other well-known venues around Belfast, in addition to performances staged within our College facilities. You will also have access to our sound recording studio and computer music labs, which are equipped with state-of-the-art hardware and software.

This course is designed for students who can demonstrate that they have the talent, commitment and potential necessary to create a career in music. The course enables students to acquire a range of practical and theoretical skills including a small amount of music technology, giving them the opportunity to develop into well rounded musicians.
Practical skills and theory classes are delivered by specialist lecturers who are highly qualified and experienced, having worked within the professional music industry. Visits will be arranged to attend performances and professional productions and rehearsals take place at the Oh Yeah Music Centre. Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to perform work that is open to the public, in other well-known venues around Belfast, in addition to performances staged within our College facilities. You will also have access to our sound recording studio and computer music labs, which are equipped with state-of-the-art hardware and software.
This is a two year programme which is equivalent to three A Levels.
This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability

Career Opportunities / Progression

Successful achievement of the Extended Diploma in Music will give a student the equivalent of three A Levels. Successful students can pursue a career in computer music, production and sound engineering or the creative technologies sector. Students may wish to progress to professional training in their specialist area or to degree level at a UK or Irish university.  Some students may also be able to progress onto our own Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Music, subject to achieving the entrance requirements.
Additional costs Course Enrichment fund £25. Students will be expected to provide their own instruments

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria.  To include one of the following:
• GCSE Music at Grades A*- C • AS/A Level Music at Grade A - E • Grade 4 (or higher) Practical in any instrument or voice • Grade 3 Theory of Music• BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Music with Distinction.  Those without the above qualifications can apply using the College's APEL process.
If you possess what you believe to be an equivalent qualification to one of those listed, please speak to the course co-ordinator.

Cost

Tuition Fee

£0.00

All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Important Information

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Contact Information

Tel: 028 9026 5335 / 5321 or  email: [email protected]