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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music

This level 3, 1 year top up course prepares you for a career in the music industry

Course Overview
This popular course aims to prepare you for a career in the music industry and will develop the skills required for study at higher levels.
This is a highly practical course which explores all areas of popular music.  You will be required to participate in live performance and recording as part of this course.
Subjects studied for example:
 • Music improvisation
 • Music performance technique
 • Live sound/midi sequencing
 • History of popular music
 • Arranging/composing
 • Music theory and harmony
 • Listening skills
 • Song recording techniques

Entry Requirements
Students should have 90 credit diploma in music/music technology.
You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, ICT and Numeracy if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English, ICT  or Maths.

Where will it take me?
This course is equivalent to 1 1/2 A Levels and can lead directly to career in media, TV, film, recording, song writing and advertising. Alternatively further study at a higher level will lead to jobs such as a performing artist, TV and film work, composer or management positions in the performing arts and music industries.
How will it make me more employable?
The Careers Education Programme is an integral part of this course which will equip you with the knowledge to make informed career decisions in the music industry.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
You will be assessed throughout the year on practical assignments, projects and performances.
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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