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Topics include:

  • Creating your own music product
  • Compose music to a stimulus
  • Working as a member of a music ensemble
  • Exploring computer systems (Logic Pro and Reaper)
  • Producing music and recording in the studio
  • Developing music theory.
  • Entry requirements

    4 GCSEs grade 3 (grade D) or above preferably including both English & maths or a relevant Level 1 qualification. Candidates should be able to play an instrument to a good standard.

  • Who is the course for?

    This one year UAL qualification course puts you, the student at the centre of your training. We look at the skills and strengths that you bring and develop them, helping you to reach your full potential. This course is designed to develop a wide range of music making skills, including music performance and music production and is aimed at learners who have a musical background and who want to hone their skills in a collaborative manner, to get ready for work in the music industry.

  • Study methods

    You will be taught in both a classroom-based environment, as well as in our state-of-the-art music studios. The course follows a hands on approach or, as we call in music β€œthe 360” approach. You will have to play a wide array of roles during the whole year such as sound engineer, producer, crew member or performer. The goal is that by the end of the year you are a well-rounded musician with the potential to work in several areas; that is when not making money out of gigging you are working as a sound engineer and so on.

  • How is the course assessed?

    You will develop as both a performer and as a music producer, collaborating with other members of your group on different projects throughout the year. Projects will take many forms, including composing music for a charity CD project, creating your own single/EP, performing original and cover material as a band and sound engineering. You will focus on developing your own role throughout the year.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    Successful students can work in a range of roles, these may include working in creative industries such as a sound engineer, composer, music producer, stage crew, performer and manager.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    UAL Level 3 qualification specialising in music production or performance.

  • How to apply

    To apply for a course either click the APPLY NOW button - fill out the form online and submit

    OR download an application form here and post it to the address on the form.
    When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Course starting Sep 2024

Starts 2 September 2024

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Hayes Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00