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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.
This programme is designed to offer a wide range of music experiences, developing the foundation skills and theory in the following:
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.
- This is a study programme for students who are 16-18 years.
- 3 GCSEs at grade 2/E or above or relevant Entry Level qualification.
- Satisfactory interview and audition (to assess motivation and ability). No formal qualification in music is required.
- 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
Own instruments e.g. guitar or drumsticks if drummer.
Students are assessed through a range of practical projects, coursework and a final major project.
This programme is suitable for beginners and those with some previous experience
Starting 31st August 2021 - Ending - 24th June 2022
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:
This course is FREE if you are aged 19+ and are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £18,525 annual gross salary. If you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.
The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.
For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form