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BTEC Music Performance at Seaford Head School and 6th form centre

Course description

Is this subject right for me?

You should consider this course if you wish to take your musical studies further or would like a practical and fun option to compliment more academic subjects in the sixth form. 

Students who take BTEC Music:

· Have a love of music, enjoy working independently and also as part of a team.

· Enjoy the challenge of rehearsing and performing.

· Like composing your own music and listening to a wide variety of musical styles/genres.

· Enjoy project-based practical assessments.


Course content

What will I study?

Mandatory Units:

Ensemble Performance

Musical Skills Development

Professional Practice in the Music Industry

Choose One Optional Unit from:

Solo Performing

Composing Music


Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

Grade 9-4 GCSE Music

Confident Performing Skills

(Grade 4 or equivalent) on an

Instrument or Voice


Future opportunities

What Next?

The Extended Certificate is equivalent in size to one A-Level and is recognised by UCAS.

This course is useful for any student who wishes to take their popular musical studies further (such as a degree or apprenticeship music). 

It is also a good subject to accompany more theoretical subjects to ensure a broad and balanced range of qualifications.

Due to the wide range of skills needed a qualification in music is highly valued by universities and employers.


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: 29 October 2018
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