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Music Performance (Level 3)


Why study this course?

This is the perfect course if you want to develop your musical talent in either singing or playing an instrument. The course focuses on developing your performing and technical skills. You have the opportunity to work with different combinations of musicians and singers to improve your confidence as a performer.

What will I study?

Our diverse exciting music course prepares you for a wide range of interesting job roles in the music industry. Your study will include practical sessions in performing, recording and theory. You will develop practical skills as a music producer, sound engineer, songwriter and session musician. You will need to be proficient on your instrument and be prepared to perform and compose in a variety of popular music genres and styles.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

Level 3 qualifications can help you find employment, or give you the UCAS points needed for university (Distinction gives the same UCAS points as three A grade A-Levels).

On completion of the study programme you can progress to employment in
the music industry in areas such as performance, production, recording, composition and media.

The study programme will also enable progression to an undergraduate degree or a degree level programme such as the HND in Music at Tresham.

Are there any additional costs?

• Stationery
• Specialist equipment relating to your chosen practice
• Ear protection
• 2 to 3 trips per year approx. £15 per trip

If you are aged 19 or over, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost more affordable. Find out more about your payment options at

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Entry is subject to a successful interview and audition.

Although the government has announced that exams will not be going ahead this summer, we are committed to ensuring that all students who apply to join us this year will be able to do so. We therefore want to reassure you that that you have nothing to worry about with regards to applying for one of our programmes starting in September 2020. We are committed to ensuring that the challenges of the current situation will not prevent our future students from achieving their full potential, we are with you every step of the way. To apply online, select the 'Apply' button. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

What qualifications will I gain?

• Music Performance UAL Level 2 Extended Certificate AND • English and maths qualifications if required

UCAS points available

Up to 168