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Music BTEC (Subsidiary Diploma) at George Salter Academy

Course description

The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma is suitable for those who have achieved a good grade at Level 2 BTEC Music or who have suitable performance experience on a musical instrument.

Progression routes from this course

Students can progress to a second year and complete the full diploma (another 6 units). Both courses are recognised by universities as a springboard for courses in Music Technology and Popular Music.


• Music Performance Techniques

• Music Project

• Working and Developing as a Musical Ensemble

• Solo Performance

• Live Music Workshop

• Marketing and Production


Assessment is continuous throughout the year, but all grades are to be submitted in the summer session (April).

Entry requirements

Merit or distinction at Level 2 BTEC Music.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact George Salter Academy directly.

Last updated date: 11 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years