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Adults 19+

Music

You might already be working in the music industry and want to further enhance your skills and knowledge to get ahead. Or perhaps you want to pursue a hobby and really develop as a musician. Whatever your reason, you have come to the right place.


Our music courses will help you develop your craft and fine-tune your technical, performance and creative skills ready for the music world.

You will learn from the best in the best facilities. You will study in our nationally renowned Performance Academy and have access to an industry standard music venue, recording studio, dedicated DJ and electronic music area and more.

You will benefit from links with regional and national artists to gain a real insight into what it takes to make it in the industry.

All of this is here waiting for you.

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What can I study?

Music Performance - Level 2

Music Performance is the perfect course for you if you are serious about a career in music.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 6th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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DJ and Electronic Music Production - Level 2

DJ and Electronic Music Production is a unique course that will help you progress towards a career as a DJ or music producer. 

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 6th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Music Performance - Level 3

If you are serious about a career as a performer, this is the course for you.

Length: 2 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 6th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Music Production and Technology - Level 3

Do you see yourself working in a studio, producing tracks for artists and bands? If your answer is yes, this is the perfect course for you.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 6th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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DJ and Electronic Production - Level 3

Are you an aspiring DJ or up-and-coming electronic music star? This is your chance.

Length: 2 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 6th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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What can I do with a Music qualification?

Daily tasks:

  • Plays pre-recorded music at nightclubs, discotheques, and private functions.
  • Conducts interviews and prepares reports for news broadcasts, current affairs programmes and documentaries.
  • Introduces and presents radio and television programmes, reads news bulletins and makes announcements.
  • Trains animals to perform entertaining routines and may perform with them.
  • Performs singing, comedy, acrobatic, illusion and conjuring routines.
  • Assumes character created by a playwright or author and communicates this to an audience.
  • Studies script, play or book and prepares and rehearses interpretation.

Median Salary

£33,513 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Auditions and selects performers and rehearses and conducts them in the performance of the composition.
  • Scores music for different combinations of voices and instruments to produce desired effect.
  • Plays instrument as a soloist or as a member of a group or orchestra.
  • Tunes instrument and studies and rehearses score.
  • Conceives and writes original music.

Median Salary

£38,203 View more

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