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Music - Extended Diploma in Music - Music Practitioner (Rock School) level 3 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

This course will help you explore the technologies and techniques used in the recording, production and reproduction of sound and music, fuelling your creativity while expanding your practical knowledge.
You will work with industry standard equipment in three new and impressive recording and production studios, work with a range of equipment and audio devices and use up-to-date PCs and software.
As well as working with industry specialised staff and practitioners, you will also have the opportunity to release your songs and productions on iTunes and Spotify through our in-house and dedicated record label.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades: English 4 and maths at 3 or above, and 2 other GCSEs grade 4 or above.


• Practical workshops and demonstrations

• Written assessments

• Discussions and group activities

• Critical reviews

Future opportunities

A degree in popular music or music production
at many universities, including Huddersfield,
Leeds and Leeds College of Music. The
Academy of Contemporary Music and BIMM
are both popular destination for the performing
A degree in music technology, media,
multimedia, music business and other related
subjects. Recent destinations for progressing
students have included LIPA and SSR (School of
Sound Recording) but many students prefer to
study locally at the University of Huddersfield.

Further information

Contact the college, tel: 01484 437070 or email:

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: 26 September 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years


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    • The college's Highfields Centre is home to all courses in Media, Music and Performing Arts and boasts impressive facilities which include:
      Professionally designed soundproofed rehearshal rooms, recording studios, media equipment and rehearsal spaces.