Popular Music Performance

UAL Level 3 Diploma

The course includes instrumental workshops. You will be required to rehearse with other budding musicians, working towards assessed performances throughout the two year programme.

 

Type of study
Full-Time
Examination board
University of the Arts London (UAL)

Availability & Details

Popular Music Performance, UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma SF-MPPE3E-D(0000)000

Venue
South Downs Campus
Dates
Academic Year 2020-21 (2 years)
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Five GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including English Language and Mathematics, as well as an audition that requires you to demonstrate that you are advanced enough on your instrument/voice to start rehearsing with a band.

Units on the course will consist of:

  • Working and developing as a music ensemble
  • Composing music and pop music in practice

The course will contain practical and theoretical elements, as well as performances.

 

You will be continually assessed on Pass, Merit and Distinction criteria in all the units on the course. Much of the work is practical in nature but written assignments are required to support this. There is no final examination.

You have to supply your own guitar but keyboards, drums, microphones and amps are all supplied.

How to apply

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Opportunities

On completion of the course alongside your other qualifications, you will be able to progress to relevant Higher Education courses, into industry or onto an Apprenticeship.

Careers

Music teacher
Musician
Composer
Studio engineer
Events management
Music agent

College is definitely worth all the effort you put in, you get to meet lots of different people and it’s amazing.

Ebony Puttock, A Level student

My experience at the college has been really good, it’s been really rewarding, all the lecturers were so lovely and supportive there’s no way I could have done it without them - the teaching has been outstanding.

Lucie Brooks, A Level student

My courses were all especially interesting, I thoroughly enjoyed all of them. All of my lecturers were extremely knowledgeable and I have learnt a lot from them.

Lottie Warren, A Level student