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UAL Foundation and Extended Diploma in Music Performance and Production

Whether you want to progress on to a prestigious conservatoire or a career in the music or

recording industry, our music courses will provide you with the perfect skills and ability to

perform, develop musical ideas, listen to music and acquire analytical skills. Our long standing

relationships with local musicians and industry professionals provide excellent opportunities for

learners to gain real life work experience and take part in live music events and performances.



Course Description:




The UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Music Performance and Production have been designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to further study and training in a range of music performance and production disciplines.

The qualification has been designed for students who have an interest in music performance and/or music production who wish to explore and extend this interest via a full-time, immersive learning experience.


Level: 3

Duration: Full Time 2 Years (Foundation Diploma in Year One and Top up to the Extended Diploma in Year two)

Entry Requirements:
BTEC First Diploma in Music, 4 GCSE’s at grade C or above. More mature learners may present a more varied profile or achievement that is likely to include experience of employment​​

What you will Study:
Music Production Techniques

Composing for Media

Contemporary Songwriting

Music Theory

Music Performance

Music Project and Major Music Project

Working with Notation Software

Sequencing Software Packages

Keyboard Techniques

Improvising Music

Singing Techniques

The Sound and Music Industry

Plus much more...

On Completion/ Career Paths:
Previous students of the course have been signed by major record labels, setup their own record label, moved to America to pursue a career in film composing and many have become music teachers.


The course will allow you to gain a position on a degree course of a similar subject area (music performance, music technology, music composition etc.)






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