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UAL Music First Diploma P010

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How do I apply?

Apply Online: http://www.wmc.ac.uk/course/37886/apply  Apply Online

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Application Form & Reference Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

1 year, full-time

Level

This is a level 2 course.

Course outline

The Level 2 Diploma in Music provides an excellent opportunity to broaden your musical knowledge and playing skills through both practical and academic study. This course will give you the foundations from which to develop yourself as a practicing musician, as well as teaching you the skills you need to study music at a higher level.

This Course allows you to explore various elements of music. It is made up of 7 units which include Performance, Rehearsal, Music Theory, Solo Performance and working in the industry, along with a collection of units which are focused on planning a music event. You will be expected to study approximately 16 hours in College as well as completing self-directed private study.

This course is aimed at students who want to develop their musical knowledge as well as their playing and performance skills. You will be advised about the progression opportunities available to you and prepare for this.

Course details

The course focuses on practical activities and is for students wanting to follow a vocational programme in either Music Production or Music Performance. You will study and develop skills in the processes involved in organising and being part of music performances, developing as an artist, music theory, composition and singing. You will be encouraged to learn additional instruments to your first study instrument and perform in College and at venues in and around Wirral. Although the emphasis is on practical assignments, you will need to complete written assessments in the form of evaluative log books and rehearsal diaries and contextual and business studies. Students must be able to perform.

Entry guidelines

Priority will be given to those aged 16-18 years old.

Level 1 qualification or 3 GCSEs or more at Grade 3/D.

Satisfactory interview and satisfactory reference.

Related musical experience with an established interest in music.

Other related music qualifications (e.g. Associated Board Music grades).

A good audition before starting your course.

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.

Additional Information


Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:
  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work.
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths (grade 4 or above).
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips.

Where can I progress to?

On successfully completing this course you may be able to progress onto the Level 3 Extended Music Performance course or other Level 3 courses.

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Assessment Method

Students are assessed through projects and assignments.

When does this course run?

Starting 5th Sep 17

Ends 29th Jun 18

Ref: P010J001

Fees

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 a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1700.00

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.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

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

Starting 4th Sep 18

Ends 28th Jun 19

Ref: P010K001

Fees

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 a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1700.00

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.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

This information was current on 18th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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