Music - BTEC Level 2 Diploma at City and Islington College
Aged 16-18 with a passion for live performance and music production? This hands-on one-year course will give you the ideal introduction to the skills and techniques required to either progress to further education, or take your first steps as a live performer, recording artist or producer.
This course covers a variety of modules including live performance, allowing you to develop your repertoire and technical ability as a musician. You will also study composition and record and perform your own pieces throughout the year. The music business will be examined, developing your awareness of the different parts of the music industry, their functions and job roles within it. You will study the following units: The Music Industry, Professional Development, Performance, Music Technology, and Composition.
- You will need 4 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade D or above (including English).
- All candidates need a good reference from a school, employer or sponsor, and will attend and interview and audition prior to full enrolment.
Assessment is made through on-going coursework assignments, practical work, written work and presentations.
Students who successfully complete the course to Merit standard can gain entry to one of the Level 3 qualifications offered at the College. This course provides a wide variety of transferable skills and experience required to start a career in the music or arts industries.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City and Islington College directly.