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BTEC Music (Extended Certifcate) - Block D @ The Leigh Academy at LAT16 Leigh

Course description

An exciting course, which gives you, the learner, many invaluable experiences including putting on a music festival, hosting numerous other concerts, participating in a variety of events as well as developing your knowledge of theory and composition from composing, performing and learning about the music industry. 

Course content

  • Ensemble Music Performance
  • Practical Music Theory and Harmony
  • Professional Practice in the Music Industry
  • Composing Music; or
  • Music Promotion; or
  • Music Performance Session Styles; or
  • Solo Performance; or
  • Music Software Skills

Entry requirements

  • 5+ GCSEs A*-C (9-4)
  • Grade 3 standard
  • C in GCSE Music
  • Demonstrable passion for music

Assessment

Students will complete 3 mandatory units plus 1 optional unit. 2 units are assessed externally and 2 internally.

Future opportunities

This course will prepare you for an Undergraduate degree course at University.

Careers could include:

  • Music Composer
  • Producer
  • Musician

Further information

Kim Miles, Co-ordinator of Learning Music

kim.miles@leighacademy.org.uk

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: 03 November 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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