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The NHAM songwriting course is geared towards the writer behind the artist or the artist themselves and will explore a multitude of themes. Writing for other people is also key for those who wish to have longevity in this career path. An ability to filter content accordingly is also an important skill to have and integral elements such as this will be analysed throughout the level 4 Creative Practitioner course that will assist you in your exciting journey into the music industry. When you step into the Notting Hill Academy of Music, you really are stepping into the music industry.

Course description

The Creative Practitioner Level 4 qualification will see every student learn by doing with unparalleled access to the music industry that results in real opportunities to make your career decision a reality. Assessments are built around the individual goals of the learners in order for them to gain as much practical experience as possible. Students benefit from actual A&R meetings and marketing meetings at major record labels and master classes from industry relevant professionals doing it now. Our tutors are all working in the industry and bring that knowledge to the classroom daily.

Outstanding progression rates into the music industry All teaching is relevant to the ever changing industry and delivered by tutors who are in the industry right now.

What areas will I study?

Seven core units:

  • The Structure of the Song and the Creative Process
  • The Art of Lyrics and Language
  • A&R
  • The Art and Craft of Production
  • The Laws of Songwriting
  • Product to Market
  • Music Business Today

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
- September | 2020/21 £7172.00 Advanced Learner Loan 1 Academic Year(s) -
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