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Music BTEC at Abbey College, Ramsey

Course description

The Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Music & Music Technology aims to provide a broad educational base for further training, further education and employment within the music sector. The qualification will develop learners’ abilities through the knowledge and skills gained in different parts of the programme.



Course content

The Diploma is delivered through 720 hours of guided teaching time and is equivalent to 2 A levels. The course is divided into three main strands: 

• Performing 

• Composing 

• Music Technology


Entry requirements

A minimum grade C in Music GCSE / Grade V performing standard ABRSM or equivalent and grade C in English.

Future opportunities

Having completed an Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Music, learners will be ideally placed to progress onto Level 4 or 5 BTEC Higher Nationals in Performing Arts or Music, or onto other Higher Education provision, as they will have received a thorough grounding in the knowledge and skills needed.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Abbey College, Ramsey directly.

Last updated date: 23 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September