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Music - Subsidiary Diploma in Music - Music Practitioner (Rock School) level 2 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

You will develop practical musical and music technology skills for direct progression into the industry or onto a higher level of study such as our level 3 Extended Diploma.

Units could include:

• Live Music Performance

• Recorded Music Performance

• Music Sequencing & Production

• Using a DAW & Controller Keyboard

• Digital Recording & Production

• Live Sound Recoding

• Podcast Production

• Music Style in Context

• Careers in Music

You will have access to Mac suites and studios running Pro Tools, Reason 7 and Logic and rehearsal studios, which are fully equipped with vocal PA and full back-line (Fender, Line 6 and Ampeg amps, Nord keys and Mapex drums).

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades: English 3 and maths at 2 or above, and 2 other GCSEs grade 3 or above.


• Blogs

• Video diaries

• Presentations and reports

• Practical assessments

• Regular band performances

Future opportunities

Level 3 Extended Diploma or employment in the industry.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 08 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year


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    • The college's Highfields Centre is home to all courses in Media, Music and Performing Arts and boasts impressive facilities which include:
      Professionally designed soundproofed rehearshal rooms, recording studios, media equipment and rehearsal spaces.