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BTEC Music (Extended Certifcate) - Block D @ The Leigh Academy at LAT16 Leigh

Course description

An exciting course, which gives you, the learner, many invaluable experiences including putting on a music festival, hosting numerous other concerts, participating in a variety of events as well as developing your knowledge of theory and composition from composing, performing and learning about the music industry. 

Course content

  • Ensemble Music Performance
  • Practical Music Theory and Harmony
  • Professional Practice in the Music Industry
  • Composing Music; or
  • Music Promotion; or
  • Music Performance Session Styles; or
  • Solo Performance; or
  • Music Software Skills

Entry requirements

  • 5+ GCSEs A*-C (9-4)
  • Grade 3 standard
  • C in GCSE Music
  • Demonstrable passion for music


Students will complete 3 mandatory units plus 1 optional unit. 2 units are assessed externally and 2 internally.

Future opportunities

This course will prepare you for an Undergraduate degree course at University.

Careers could include:

  • Music Composer
  • Producer
  • Musician

Further information

Kim Miles, Co-ordinator of Learning Music

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: 03 November 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years