Music at Elliott Hudson College
This course will equip students with the fundamental skills required to progress to advanced musicianship. Students will develop their skills as performers and composers, as well as learning how to analyse music from a variety of styles. Music is a multi-faceted subject and involves a variety of contrasting skills ranging from practical music making, to creating and analysing music.
Attain 5 or more standard GCSE passes (grade 4 or higher).
If a student is applying for an A Level course that they have studied at GCSE it is expected that a student would attain at least a standard pass (grade 4) in this subject.
It is desirable that students have a qualification in a musical instrument to at least Grade 5 to study A Level Music.
Elliott Hudson College will not charge fees for tuition or examination entry (except for re-sits, where attendance is unsatisfactory or coursework is incomplete). There are no charges for course materials, although students are expected to provide their own stationery and any specialist clothing /equipment. Course books may be bought from subject teachers however subjects will also loan textbooks to students in return for a deposit. In the case of field trips, a contribution from the student to cover board and lodging, but excluding tuition and travel, will be expected. Some optional activities (e.g. enrichment, theatre trips, exchange visits, etc.) may have an associated cost; this will be notified in advance of the event.
Some applicants might not be supported by government funding for education (e.g. non-UK or EU passport holders recently arrived in the area): in these cases we do reserve the right to charge full fees for the course.
If your family is on a low income or you encounter any financial difficulties in special circumstances, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the college’s Student Bursary Fund
The AQA music course makes for great preparation for any further form of musical study at undergraduate level. It also gives students the fundamental skills required for any serious career in music as a performer or composer. Beyond this, its academic rigour and high demands on creative and interpretive skills makes it good training for many degrees and careers.
Detailed information about Elliott Hudson College can be found on the college’s website www.elliotthudsoncollege.ac.uk.
How to apply
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