This course for 16-18 year olds, is an introduction to the practical and theoretical elements of music and music technology. You will make music with computers, record, compose and perform both individually and in groups. You will learn about the business, composing and sound recording, sequencing, microphone techniques and do a production project. The course is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at A*-C and provides a good basis to go on to further qualifications.
UAL Level 2 Diploma
UAL Level 2 Diploma
Level: Level 2
Start Date: 06 September 2017
This course is primarily aimed at 16-18 year olds who are creative and interested in a career in music.
Working both individually and as a member of a group, you will take part in a variety of practical work, making music with computers, recording, composing and performing.
You will study:
You will also improve your English and maths and gain employability skills as part of the course.
At some points in the year when productions are scheduled, you will need to be in college for extra sessions to rehearse.
The course may include visits to exhibitions, band recording assignments, improvisation and a final showcase of work.
Assessment is through assignment based work. The emphasis is on practical performance, although there is a certain amount of written work required to support this. The work is graded into pass, merit and distinction. In order to achieve the qualification you will need to pass all areas of the course.
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Performance or Music Technology if you achieve a merit or distinction. Because this is an introductory course, it will not normally lead directly into professional music work.
Please see our Fees and Concessions page or call 020 8326 2015 for further details.
"I would definitely recommend this course if you're someone who likes the practical aspects of filming and making productions. When I started the course I was anxious and thought, can I do this? but once I started, I began learning and acquiring new skills and knowledge."