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Music A-Level at Landau Forte Sixth Form College

Course description

‘The man that hath no music in himself nor is not mov’d with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils, the motions of his spirit are dull as night and his affections dark as Erebus.’ The Merchant of Venice, Act V

If you are passionate about music, studying it at A Level will allow you to build skills in performing and composing as well as gain a broad musical knowledge through listening and historical studies. Aims of the course This course will enable students to:

  • Extend the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to communicate through music and take part in music making
  • Engage in, and extend the appreciation of the diverse and dynamic heritage of music, promoting spiritual and cultural development
  • Develop particular strengths and interests encouraging life-long learning and providing access to music-related and other careers
  • Recognise the interdependence of musical skills, knowledge and understanding and the links between the activities of performing/realising, composing and appraising.

Entry requirements

GCSE Music A* - C / BTEC Merit - Distinction and Grade 5 music exam. If GCSE Music has not been studied then Grade 5 theory will be accepted. In the absence of Grade 5 music, individual performance will be assessed at an audition.

Future opportunities

Music A Level is looked upon favourably by many top universities.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Landau Forte Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 15 July 2015

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