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BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Music at Coleg Sir Gar

Course description

The Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Music is a 60-credit and 360 guided-learning-hour (GLH) qualification that consists of three mandatory units plus optional units that provide for a combined total of 60 credits.

Course content

The six unit BTEC First Diploma in Music offers a qualification that focuses on particular aspects of employment within the sector. As such the BTEC First Diploma offers a qualification that can extend study and provide vocational emphasis for learners, particularly more mature learners who wish to follow a programme of study that is directly related to their work experience or to an aspect of employment in which they wish to work in due course.

Entry requirements

2 GCSEs at C or above.


100% coursework including written and practical assessment.

Future opportunities

The music industry offers many opportunities for employment and is not limited to those who are able to play an instrument. The choice of units within these qualifications reflects this with units on the music industry, developing as a musical performer and working as an ensemble being included for the first time. Learners may choose to follow a practical performing course by taking units that cater for this approach. Learners may choose to complete this qualification through the use of music technology or by using a mixture of both performing and music technology. Learners with suitable grades at Level 2 can progress to the Level 3 courses in Music Technology.

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: 20 May 2014
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