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Music: Sub. Diploma at Chestnut Grove Academy

Course description

This course is currently structured to be the equivalent of 1 A Level. This course content is still subject to OfQual revisions.

WHICH SKILLS WILL YOU ACQUIRE?

  • Composition
  • Listening
  • Performance
  • Rehearsal skills
  • Team work and Leadership
  • Independent working skills
  • Critical analysis

Course content

UNIT: 1 - Music Performance Brief

OPTION: Mandatory

GRADE WEIGHTING: 90 GLH

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UNIT: 4 - Music Composition Brief

OPTION: Mandatory

GRADE WEIGHTING: 120 GLH

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UNIT: 5 - Professional Practice in the Music Industry

OPTION: Mandatory

GRADE WEIGHTING: 90 GLH

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This course includes 1 Optional Unit

Entry requirements

Needs 5 A* - C grade passes at GCSE including English and Maths.

Assessment

2 Units internally assessed; 2 Units externally assessed.

Future opportunities

WHICH CAREER PATHWAYS EXIST AFTER STUDYING THIS SUBJECT?

  • Music performance, Composer, Music Industry, Publishing, Copyright, A&R
  • Many jobs and universities view accomplishment in Music as a desirable extra as it demonstrates dedication, independent thinking skills, creative problem solving and resilience.

Further information

WHICH SUBJECTS COMPLEMENT THIS COURSE?

  • BTEC Performing Arts
  • BTEC Music Technology
  • English
  • History

Contact: Ms Durban, Head of Music - edurban.212@lgflmail.org

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chestnut Grove Academy directly.

Last updated date: 30 September 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years - 5 hours per week.

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