Music Performance BTEC National Extended Diploma

The music industry has never been so exciting. There are so many opportunities and many different avenues that you can follow in music. Everything from working on live music events and festivals, working for a record label, being an artist manager, though to writing and composing music, performing live on stage, being a session player in a recording studio, producing music and releasing your own tracks on streaming sites. The possibilities are endless and more importantly, the course will work around what you want to focus on. ‘…standards of work are strong.’ Ofsted, 2018
Duration:2 Year(s)
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About the course

When studying music performance at our Longbridge campus, you will be educated in a very new and exciting way – you will work for our record label COGNITO MUSIC. Your course will be delivered in a very practical and vocational context in working for the label within the job you are most focused on in the music industry. This is a two-year programme and you will need to pass both years to obtain the full qualification.

• Performing as an ensemble
• Creating music material
• Using musical styles
• Planning a career in the industry
• Personal music project
• Collaborative music project

What do I need?

You will need either:
• A minimum of 5 GCSEs Grade 4 or above or equivalent qualifications including English and maths and a successful audition on the instrument of your choice (or vocals)
• A BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Music Industry Skill Mature students will be considered based on prior experience and ambition.

Where can I progress next?

Our Level 3 programmes are valued by employers and universities for higher qualifications. A variety of careers are available throughout music production, music events, management, teaching and so on. The possibilities are endless and we will help you with your next career move.

Music Performance BTEC National Extended Diploma
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Music Performance BTEC National Extended Diploma
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Music Performance BTEC National Extended Diploma
Bournville Campus (Longbridge)
Start date:
2 September 2024
Study mode:
Full Time
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