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
- 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 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.
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.
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