Popular Music Performance
UAL Level 3 Diploma in Popular Music Performance
The course includes instrumental workshops. Students will be required to rehearse with other budding musicians, working towards assessed performances throughout the two year programme.
- Type of study
- Examination board
- University of the Arts London (UAL)
Availability & Details
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 advance 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.
There are lots of people at the college, each studying a diverse range of courses, people from all different areas come to study here, it creates a sense of community, there is a huge social aspect to college life across all courses.Lee Backhouse, BTEC student
I focused and worked hard to get the grades. I had some support from my lecturer during a stressful time. The college is really good and supportive.Natasha Boerer, BTEC student
The college is a bright and happy place, everyone is kind and friendly to each other.Megan Hall, A Level student
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.