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BTEC 90-credit Diploma in Music


The 9 unit diploma offers a specialist qualification that focuses on particular aspects of music and employment within the sector and encompasses the essential skills, knowledge and understanding needed to gain confidence and progression.

There is potential for the qualification to prepare learners for progression on to the BTEC level 3 extended diploma in music which requires an additional year of study and broadens the learner’s experience and knowledge in preparation for higher education or employment in the appropriate vocational sector.

The 90 credit diploma is broadly equivalent to 1.5 GCE A levels and the extended diploma is the equivalent of a further 1.5 GCE A levels.


  •  Aural perception skills
  •  Major music project
  •  Music and society
  •  The sound and music industry




You will usually possess at least one of the following;

  •  BTEC first qualification in music
  • Equivalent of four C grades at GCSE (to include one subject testing the use of English).
  • Life and Employment Experience

(for mature learners only).

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