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Level 2 Award and Diploma in Music Performance and Production at Bury College

Course description

The course is designed to give you an introduction to the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to explore, enhance and sustain your creative development. Following a diagnostic introduction, which will determine your skill set and experience, you will then develop your understanding of music performance and production. By the end of the course it is expected that you will take greater ownership of your learning, through a process of discussion and evaluation. You will also demonstrate your individual expression of artistic and technical competence and creativity.Emphasis is placed on providing you with an experience which draws on the realities for the industry, with you being treated as a young professional and encouraged to take increasing responsibility for your own learning and development. You will study units such as; Introduction to Music Performance and Music Production, Listening Skills for Music Performance/Production, Music Performance/Production Skills and Practice and complete a Music Performance/Production Project.

Entry requirements

Four GCSE grade A*-D (9-3) and have a degree of instrumental/technical ability (roughly Grade 4 standard), plus a successful audition (performers) and 500 word written assignment.

Financial information

For fee enquiries please call 0161 280 8339.

Further information

For more information please call our Admissions Team on the following numbers: 0161 280 8313, 0161 280 8314, 0161 280 8315 or 0161 280 8505.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 01 February 2018
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    • Bury College has invested over £40 million in recent years developing its town centre campus.  The campus now includes:

      • The Millennium Centre - a dedicated sixth form centre with Science laboratories, IT and Media suites, learning resource centre, canteen and recording studios.
      • The Woodbury Centre - houses a new library, industry standard art sudios, new outdoor space, hair, beauty and holistic salons, restaurant and bistro and specialist facilities to support students with learning differences and/or disabilities.
      • Beacon Centre - has a theatre, dance and rehearsal studios, digital language laboratories.
      • Prospects Centre - houses specialist laboratories, workshops and IT suites.
      • Innovation Centre - fully equipped workshop, IT suites and computer aided design studios.
      • Construction Skills Centre - purpose built for construction courses.
      • Enterprise Centre - Specialist IT facilities and classrooms.
      • PlayFootball Centre - six 5-a-side and two 7-a-side pitches.