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Music Performance and Production UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma at BRIT School

Course description

If you are committed to a career in the Music Industry, then studying with us is a great place to start. Whether your goal is to be a performer, songwriter, recording engineer or music journalist, you will develop industry-relevant skills within a challenging, wellsupported and creative vocational environment. We offer a varied and well-rounded musical education to stretch and challenge you as a musician, and provide you with a wealth of skills to succeed in the industry.

The Music Department benefits from outstanding facilities including a digital recording studio, Apple Mac MIDI suite and four professionally equipped rehearsal rooms. Every year, students get the opportunity to perform in the school's 300 seat public performance venue, The Obie Theatre, as well as at a range of external venues.

Our close relationship with The British Record Industry Trust and the support of the school's governors results in music students being invited to perform at a range of prestigious events and venues each year. Recent examples include The BBC Radio Theatre, The Roundhouse and The National Portrait Gallery.

Course content

Studying for the UAL, Level 3, Extended Diploma in Music Performance & Production will provide you with a range of practical skills, knowledge and training to support your aspirations for a career in the music industry. It is equivalent to three A levels. The course includes elements of performance techniques, popular music studies, songwriting, recording and music theory. In addition to this, we offer a range of performances throughout the year and our students benefit from regular workshops and visits from established industry professionals.

Entry requirements

It is vital that students are already actively involved in musical activities both in and out of school. We are looking for open-minded, reliable team players who are focused and motivated. Being organised, responsible and able to meet deadlines is very important to us. You will also have an interest in the study of music as a wider subject and have the initiative to create musical opportunities for yourself and your peers.

For Key Stage 4, you will be: A confident performer on at least one instrument or voice.

For Post-16 you will also be: A confident performer on at least one instrument or voice and/or show a strong aptitude for and knowledge of music technology with a portfolio of work that you have created and can explain.

Future opportunities

Session Musician,
Music Producer,
Sound engineer,
Songwriter

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact BRIT School directly.

Last updated date: 03 April 2017
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