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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Year 2

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Course CodeU0017
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameHinckley Campus
AreaPerforming Arts & Music
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionThe BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music follows on from the BTEC 90-Credit Diploma in Music and helps you apply what you have learned in a more practical context. The Extended Diploma will extend your understanding and delve deeper into the more intricate concepts and principles especially in the rehearsal process, performance and song-writing. The programme is aimed at musicians who are dedicated to further developing the necessary skills, abilities and knowledge.
Study OutlineOur staff are experienced, practicing musicians who specialise in differing areas from theory and song-writing to recoding and performance, giving you a unique opportunity to benefit from their specialist skills. The 90-Credit Diploma modules have been listed here for your convenience as the two courses are intertwined. On the BTEC 90-Credit Diploma in music you will be studying; Instrumental Tuition (first Instrument only), Group Performance Skills, Group Rehearsal Skills, Listening, Music Theo
Entry RequirementsThe successful completion of the BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Music.
EquipmentWe have three purpose built rehearsal rooms and a recording studio each containing drum kits, guitar amps, keyboards and P.A’s ready for you to jump in and start playing. Each band will receive their own iPad with multiple apps to aid the rehearsal process from straight internet access to apps that allow you to manipulate tempo, key and even isolate parts so you can better learn the tracks. You will need your instrument (drummers breakables only), a lead, a tuner, 8Gb memory stick.
AttendanceThe BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music is an additional year of full-time tuition that follows on from the BTEC 90-Credit Diploma in Music.
AssessmentYou will be assessed through your written work, presentations, theory tests, rehearsals and practical recitals continually throughout the year. There are no end of year tests.
ProgressionCandidates who successfully complete the BTEC Extended Diploma in Music can move on to a HNC, HND, Foundation Degree or Degree level qualification.
Awarding BodyEDEXCEL
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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