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This Level 1 Diploma in Music provides opportunities for you to explore and develop your creativity, while enhancing self-confidence and revealing the potential career demands and opportunities within the music industry.

Course details

This programme is designed to offer a wide range of music experiences, developing the foundation skills and theory in the following: Rehearsing Performing Recording Producing Sequencing Composing You will use a variety of equipment, materials, skills and techniques and gain experiences in presenting work to an audience. In the first term you will be introduced to the fundamental elements that develop and support a music, performing and production project. The second term provides you with an opportunity to specialise in two of the areas listed above, while developing the essential skills needed to communicate ideas to an audience. Finally, during the third term you will carry out a final major project in an area of your choice, using skills you have developed throughout the programme. The Level 1 Diploma is made up of seven units and prepares students for progression onto the Level 2 Music Diploma or other Level 2 programmes.

Entry guidelines

Priority will be given to those aged between 16-18 years old. No formal qualifications in Music are required, but you will need to show an interest in the subject area. 3 GCSEs at grade E or above, or relevant Entry Level qualification. Satisfactory interview and audition (to assess motivation and ability). Satisfactory reference or school report. If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144

Equipment Required

You will need to purchase some materials for the programme, full details of which will be provided at enrolment.

Assessment Method

Students are assessed through a range of practical projects, coursework and a final major project.

Additional Information

This programme is suitable for beginners and those with some previous experience

Where can I progress to?

Level 2 Diploma in Music. Performing and Production Arts You could progress to these Wirral Met courses:

When does this course run?

  • Starts 05th Sep 2017 - Ends 30th Jun 2018 Ref P079J001

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Tuesday 09:30 — 15:30 12 Quays
    Thursday 09:30 — 17:00 12 Quays
    Friday 09:00 — 16:30 12 Quays
  • Starts 04th Sep 2018 - Ends 29th Jun 2019 Ref P079K001

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

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