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Music Performance Level 3 Extended Diploma at South Essex College

Course description

This course will advance your skills and enable you to go on to further study.

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Entry requirements

  • arranging
  • composing
  • improvising music
  • listening skills for musicians
  • planning a music project
  • working and developing as a music ensemble
  • music performance session styles and techniques
  • music theory and harmony
  • singing and performance techniques
  • maths and English


  • two GCSEs at grade C or above, in addition to maths at grade four or above and English at grade four or above, or
  • four GCSEs at grade C or above, including maths and English, or
  • Music Performance Level 2 Extended Certicate, maths at grade four or above and English at grade four or above, or equivalent
  • successful attendance at interview event and satisfactory references

Financial information

  • practical assessments and live performances
  • coursework and presentations

Future opportunities

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Further information

  • higher education at university or college, including our BA (Hons) Music Performance, Production and Composition at University Centre Southend

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Essex College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2017
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