Music BTEC Extended Diploma – Level 3 – EDEXCEL

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This Level 3 Extended Diploma will give you the skills required to work professionally in the music industry, in both performances and production and will encourage the theoretical understanding needed to underpin these activities. Tutors on the course will often use their professional expertise to help you understand the music industry and will guide you when you organise and perform live events. There are no formal examinations on this course but you will be expected to build a portfolio of work that demonstrates your skills as a musician.

For the Extended Diploma (2 years) you will need a minimum of: i) 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English Language/Literature (or L2 functional literacy) and Music ii) or a Level 2 Diploma in Music (Merit) + 3 GCSEs grade A*-C, iii) or a Level 2 Extended Certificate in Music (Merit) + 4 GCSEs grade A*-C, plus at least a grade D in GCSE Maths (or L1 functional numeracy pass). For the Subsidiary Diploma (1 year) you will need a minimum of: i) 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English Language/Literature (or L2 functional literacy) and Music, ii) or a Level 2 Diploma in Music (Pass) + 2 GCSEs grade A*-C, iii) or a Level 2 Extended Certificate in Music (Pass) + 3 GCSEs grade A*-C, plus at least a grade E in GCSE Maths.

On completion of a Level 3 Extended Diploma it is possible for students to progress onto Higher Education, to study Degree and Foundation Degree subjects.

Start Date: 3rd September 2018
End Date: 26th June 2020
Duration: 2 Years
Location: Crewe Campus
Course Description: Music Level 3

     

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