Music Level 3 Diploma

Sixth Form

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Full Time - September 2017

Edexcel/Pearson

6CL3091C11

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Course introduction

If you are passionate about music and have a natural aptitude for singing, playing an instrument or music production, then this course is definitely for you.

As a student you will be able to develop your musical ability, critical analysis and recording skills, thanks to teachers with professional experience in their subject areas.

This learning opportunity is ideal if you wish to either study music at a higher level or become a practitioner/performer in a range of areas within music or the wider creative industries.

Why choose Brock for Music Level 3 Diploma?

At Brock we believe that musicians flourish amongst other musicians, and all our music teachers are active music practitioners at some level.

Our large Music department gives you the ideal environment to develop your musical skills by performing with others in groups and ensembles.

You will also benefit from our various music rooms and resources.

These include modern Mac computers running Logic & Sibelius software, Bösendorfer, Bechstein & Yamaha pianos, recording studios and drum studios, plus well-equipped teaching and practice rooms.

Teaching & learning

You will learn through a mixture of independent study, lectures, tutorials, practical sessions, and individual and group project work.

Minimum entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade A*-C or grade 4 to include:

• English language

In addition, you must be able to play one instrument at a very competent level, Music grade assessments and grades at GCSE music are not necessary.
You must also have an interest in the general study of music and the music business.

Please note, singers are welcome on this course, basic ability on piano, keyboards or guitar desirable.

You will also be required to attend an interview to join this course, please book your place here: https://musicinterview.eventbrite.co.uk

What can I do with this qualification?

In the past few years our Music students have gone on to study at a wide range of prestigious institutions.

These include: the Royal Academy of Music, the Royal College of Music, the Guildhall School of Music, Trinity School of Music, the Royal Northern School of Music and the Royal Welsh College of Music.

If you intend to go straight into employment or an apprenticeship you will find the digital elements of this course particularly beneficial.

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  • Brock has been absolutely brilliant in preparing me for my future, I feel happy and confident. My tutors are all so supportive and there is a really friendly atmosphere.

    Emily Smith

  • 98.5%

    Overall A Level pass rate

    45%

    Of students gained A*-B grades

    75%

    Of students gained A*-C grades