BTEC Extended Diploma in Music Level 3

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The course is intended for anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in the music industry whether as a performer, administrator or technician.

This course is designed to introduce you to the music industry. It is work related and this will be reflected in the broad based content. The course is made up of a number of units which offer a general background to the music industry and introduce students to a variety of subject areas. Students will also follow other subject related qualifications with this course. The course may include the following units:

- Aural perception skills
- Improvising music
- Major music project
- Music and society
- The sound and music industry
- Composing music
- Live …

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The course is intended for anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in the music industry whether as a performer, administrator or technician.

This course is designed to introduce you to the music industry. It is work related and this will be reflected in the broad based content. The course is made up of a number of units which offer a general background to the music industry and introduce students to a variety of subject areas. Students will also follow other subject related qualifications with this course. The course may include the following units:

- Aural perception skills
- Improvising music
- Major music project
- Music and society
- The sound and music industry
- Composing music
- Live music workshop
- Modern music in practice
- Music and sound for moving image
- Music performance session styles
- Music performance techniques
- Music production techniques
- Pop music in practice
- Sequencing systems and techniques
- Music in the community
- The music freelance world
- Working and developing as a musical ensemble

Students will be expected to attend the college gigs and this will involve some late nights.

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End Qualification:

BTEC Extended Diploma in Music (equivalent to 3 A levels)

You will work towards the 90 credit subsidiary diploma qualification in the first year of the course and achieve the extended diploma in the second year.

Entry Requirements:

Interview required

5 GCSE's grade C or above, with a minimum grade C or above in English and preferably Music. Vocational qualifications in relevant subjects will be accepted as GCSE equivalent. Alternatively, successful completion of a BTEC level 2 diploma at merit grade is also acceptable. You will be required to successfully pass an interview and audition with a demonstration of enthusiasm and commitment towards the subject area and bring evidence of written work. Individual cases will be considered on their own merits.

Assessment:

The work on the course is project/assignment based and assessment is continuous throughout. The work will be a mixture of theory and practical. Each unit will be assessed and awarded with a final grade of pass, merit or distinction.

Progression from this course:

This course is equivalent to three A levels. When you successfully complete this course you could go on to higher education. You may also go directly to employment in various aspects of the entertainment industry.

Locations:

King's Lynn Campus - PE30 2QW

Duration:

2 Years

Start times:

September 2013

How to Apply:

Please apply online using the general college application form

Course Costs:

All students on full-time courses will need to pay a materials / resources fee. Details will be provided before enrolment. If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay tuition or registration fees for your course. For students aged 19 or over, there will be a tuition fee (depends on the course) for each year of the course as well as a registration fee (which includes exam fees). However, many students will be eligible for reduced fees and / or financial support towards the costs. Click here for detailed information. Please contact Student Services if you have further queries.

Additional Information:

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to apply to the college's learner support fund for financial support with the costs associated with your studies. For more details, please click here or contact student services on 01553 815271 (King's Lynn campus) or 01945 582561 (Isle campus) or 01223 860701 (Cambridge campus)

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