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BTEC Music Level 3 at Kingsmead School

Course description

Why should I study Music?

BTEC Music is a performance based subject. If you enjoy performing on any instrument/ voice and want to develop your practical skills through a range of projects, this would be a good choice for you. If you have a vocational interest in the music industry, e.g. sound recording, studio/ session work etc., you would benefit from the diverse range of topics.

What skills can I gain from studying Music?

Throughout the course you will study 6 units across the two years. Units range from recording and performing to developing composition skills and undertaking research into the music industry.

Entry requirements

National data suggest students will have achieved 4 GCSE A*- C grades. Discussion with delivery course staff will ensure compatibility and the level of practical musicianship skills required to complete the course.

Future opportunities

The course is designed to fully prepare students for a career in the music industry, sound recording and studio work, and is a natural pathway for Popular Music Degrees. You may however have a love for music and/or performing and wish to study it alongside your other A Level subjects.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 July 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years