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HND in Popular Music Practice at South & City College Birmingham

Course description

This course is designed to provide the training and functional skills necessary for a wide range of careers within the music industry. You will develop knowledge and understanding of popular music practice, as well as creative and practical industry skills.

Entry requirements

You will need to be aged 18 years or over on or before 31 August of the academic year the course commences.You must have four GCSEs at grade C or higher and three A-levels or a minimum of 48 UCAS points which may be gained from the following qualifications:•Scottish Certificate of Education/Scottish Qualification•Authority Intermediate/Higher/Advanced Higher/ Irish Leaving Certificates•International Baccalaureate•BTEC National Diploma or Certificate•A level 3 diploma in creative and media skills•A recognised (kitemarkedaccess course•ABRSM/Rockschool•Other relevant international qualificationsInternational applicants will be asked to demonstrate equivalents with the above qualification levels and an IELTs score of six or above.As part of the application you will need to undergo an audition qualification check and supply suitable references.Students with significant relevant experience may be accepted onto the course subject to successful audition.

Financial information

STANDARD_FEES: £ 5,500.00
24+ LOAN FEES: £ 0.00
. Our course fees vary depending on your circumstances.For full fee information do not hesitateto call us on 0800 111 6311

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the course and with appropriate credits achieved, students can progress to the B.A. (Hons) Popular Music Practice top-up degree at, or seek work as a professional musician.

Further information

Please contact our admissions team on 0800 111 6311 or email You can also visit our website and apply online.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 September 2017
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