Music - BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma (Performance) at St Gregory's Catholic School
When studying Music BTEC you will have the opportunity to develop as a performer, composer and learn about roles within the music industry. You will work both practically and academically in class along with carrying out your own research. You will have the opportunity to enhance and develop your musicianship skills as a solo performer and your communication skills while working as part of an ensemble. Regular performance opportunities will be available during this two year course.
The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Music (Performing) suits students who play or sing. It is for post-16 learners who want to continue their education through applied learning and who aim to progress to higher education and ultimately to employment, possibly in the music sector or the creative sector as a whole. The programme covers broad basis of study for the music sector with a focus on performance, personal instrumental technique development, music theory and professional practice. It is ideal for popular and classical musicians. It offers a specialist qualification that covers the key knowledge and practical skills required in a musical vocational sector. It consists of three mandatory units plus one optional unit.
360 GLH (500 TQT) Equivalent in size to one A Level. 4 units of which 3 are mandatory and 2 are external. Mandatory content (83%). External assessment (58%).
Optional Units (Unit size 60 GLH):
GCSE Grade 4 in Music with a good standard of instrumental or vocal ability demonstrated.
Studying Music BTEC can lead to further study of the subject at university or a music college, however it can also lead to study of other subjects in higher education. It is also desirable for employment in the Arts, teaching and other types of jobs which require the skills developed on this course.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Gregory's Catholic School directly.