BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music

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Each week, you will study many lessons on your own instrument (unlike most FE college courses, which are generic and, often, offer little more than ½ hour to an hour of instrument-specific classes). For example, Guitar lessons include: Rock Techniques; Rhythm Guitar; Chart Prep, Guitar Notation and Jazz Rock Fusion. Bass lessons: Bass Techniques; Bass Notation; Chart Prep; Solo Bass; Bass & Drum Groove (with drummers) and Style Development. Drum Lessons: Drum Techniques; Drum Notation; Chart Prep; Bass & Drum Groove (with bassists); Solo Drum and Drum Vocabulary. Vocal lessons: Vocal Techniques; Sight Singing; Chart Prep; Vocal Duo Workshop; Backing Vocals and Vocal Ens…

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Is this course for me?

Each week, you will study many lessons on your own instrument (unlike most FE college courses, which are generic and, often, offer little more than ½ hour to an hour of instrument-specific classes). For example, Guitar lessons include: Rock Techniques; Rhythm Guitar; Chart Prep, Guitar Notation and Jazz Rock Fusion. Bass lessons: Bass Techniques; Bass Notation; Chart Prep; Solo Bass; Bass & Drum Groove (with drummers) and Style Development. Drum Lessons: Drum Techniques; Drum Notation; Chart Prep; Bass & Drum Groove (with bassists); Solo Drum and Drum Vocabulary. Vocal lessons: Vocal Techniques; Sight Singing; Chart Prep; Vocal Duo Workshop; Backing Vocals and Vocal Ensemble. In addition, you will study some generic subjects such as Composition Techniques; Music Arranging; Jazz Theory & Ha

What qualifications or skills do I require to study this course?

To enrol on The Academy BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Music, you will need to have achieved a pass in a BTEC level 2 1st Diploma or Level 3 Diploma Music or four GCSE/Standard Grades at grade C or above. For your chosen instrument, you must also show a good playing ability that will be assessed on an individual basis.

What does the course involve?

The Academy BTEC level 3 Extended Diploma Music is either a full two year full time programme or as a two term extension (top up) from a BTEC Level 3 Diploma Music (except in Scotland where it is for one academic year). The final qualification is equivalent to 3 A-levels/Higher Grades and carries between 108 to 324 UCAS points, depending upon the grade you achieve for each unit (either a pass, merit or distinction with each level awarded more UCAS points). The lessons detailed above, and in our brochure, contribute to the following BTEC units: Major Music Project; Music and Society; The Sound and Music Industry; Aural Perception Skills; Developing a Music Product; Marketing and Promotion in the Music Industry; Music Performance Techniques; Music Production Techniques; Music Theory and Harmony; Sequencing Systems and Techniques; Contemporary Songwriting Techniques; The Functional Music Keyboard; Working and Developing as a Musical Ensemble; Singing Techniques and Performance; Arranging Music; Improvising Music; Improvising Music in a Jazz Style; Live Music Workshop; Music in the Community; Music Performance Session Styles; Popular Music in Practice.

You do not have to pay course fees if you are between 16 and 18 years old and have been living in the UK or an EU country for three years prior to starting your studies. If you are over 18 please speak to a client advisor to find out full costs and any assistance that may be available.

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