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Newcastle College Music 3

College 16 to 18

Music

Our world class facilities are the perfect place to start your music career. We have a range of courses that will enhance your skills in composition, sound engineering, performance, DJ and electronic music.


Taught by industry professionals, you'll have the chance to perform in our performance venue and could even record your own music in our in-house recording studios. Take a look at our courses and start your music career today.

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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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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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Levels Explained

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