The Level 2 Diploma programme is a vocational course covering various aspects of music including music theory, performing and production, the music industry and professional practice. Delivered by experienced music professionals you will be able to build upon your previous performance experience supporting your progression onto a Level 3 course or employment.
The course is made up of nine units. You will have weekly classes in music theory and professional practice as well as rehearsal and portfolio workshops for the completion of your units through performance projects. Previous performance projects include Function Band, Solo Performance, Recording and Musical Ensemble.
The majority of the programme is delivered through practical sessions, tutorials, rehearsal and performances. You are also required to complete written work for these projects, which includes research, presentations, reflections and evaluations on your process which demonstrates your understanding of the context, processes and subject matters being studied.
UAL Level 2 Diploma in Performing & Production Arts (Music)
Assessment is continuous and is linked to your rehearsing and production work as well as your portfolio. There are no exams on the course as you are continuously being assessed on both practical and portfolio work. Attendance and application in all areas is essential for successful completion.
You will need to apply for the course either in College or on the College website. You will also need to attend an audition day at the College where you will be required to perform a published or released piece of music and participate in a musicianship workshop.
You will need to have a least one of the following:
• 2 GCSEs at grade D / grade 3 or above, including English Language.
• Level 1 qualification in a relevant vocational subject area and GCSE English Language at grade D / grade 3 or above or Level 1 Functional Skills in English.
You are also required to attend an interview and audition.
The course is hard work, but fun, enjoyable and highly rewarding. All sessions are held within professional Music rehearsal rooms and studios with access to the campus theatres venues for performances.
The course will enable you to progress on to a Level 3 course in Music at Stratford-upon Avon-College or into employment. One-to-one support is given to each student in supporting and advice on their progression and next steps through the tutorial system.
N/A For 16 to 18 Year Olds
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