Level 2

Music, Performance and Production Level 2 Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

This course is ideal if you have an interest in music practice or production and would like to pursue an education and eventually a career in this industry. you will specialise in music performance or production.

This course provides an introduction to the music industry if you are a music practitioner and/or have an interest in music production. Skills and knowledge will be developed through a focus on the music industry. The course also aims to develop wider skills to enable you to progress on to a level 3 study programme in music. 

Entry Requirements

  • Level 1 qualification or GCSEs x 2 at grade 3/D in MATHS or ENGLISH

  • You will be asked to evidence your ability in this subject in the form of an audition

  • Successful attendance at an interview event

Study Programme

Students who do not achieve a grade 4 or above in English and/or Maths will be required to complete an English and/or Maths qualification via the Century platform. Students will engage with at least 3 hours a week study via the online platform.

The Century platform is an online software system that uses artificial intelligence to create a personalised, adaptive and differentiated set of learning.  Students will work on a set of skills that are unique to them, the system will produce results and feedback tailored to meet individual learning needs alongside tasks that are mapped against the GCSE curriculum and encourage stronger learning outcomes.

Course Structure

  • Planning and creating a musical product
  • Exploring the music industry 
  • Exploring musical composition 
  • Producing and recording music 
  • Exploring and using music production software
  • Working as an ensemble 
  • Rehearsal techniques 
  • Composition 
  • Planning and supporting a musical production 
  • Music theory 
  • English and maths

Assessment & Feedback

  • Project/portfolio based learning 
  • Practical tasks 
  • Performance 
  • Evaluation of work
  • Examinations in English and maths

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment