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Music BTEC at Hedingham School and Sixth Form

Course description

BTEC Level 3 in Music is a two year course and covers the key knowledge and practical skills required in the music industry; is equivalent to one GCE A Level. Students will have opportunities to perform songs to a live audience and will have access to all facilities within the music department (i.e. practise rooms, recording equipment, instruments). In addition to this, as part of the course students receive a free 20 minute instrumental lesson each week to support the development of performance skills.

Course content

Units covered are:

Music Performance brief

Music Composition brief

Professional Practice in the Music Industry

Solo Performance ( Optional )

Entry requirements

Grade 4 in English, grade 4 or above in Maths plus three other GCSEs A*-C These 5 GCSE’s can include BTEC Level 2 course outcomes equivalent GCSE grades if the student has achieved a Merit or higher. Students who have not achieved a grade 4 or above in Maths or English will need to enrol on the one year resit course.

If you do not have BTEC Level 2 in Music then you may be asked for a short audition on your instrument.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hedingham School and Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 02 November 2017
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