Intensive Music Programme Level 3

Intensive Music Programme Level 3

Intensive Music Programme Level 3

Triple Music BTEC

Course outline:

A combination course or performance and production, with additional units focused on student’s career pathway choices.

Pathways can include:
• Performance
• Composition
• Studio recording
• Event management
• Formal graded examinations

This course is designed for students who desire a career in the music industry and/or have ambitions to study at university.

The department has professional links with
• Music festivals
• Recording studios
• Radio stations
• Music promoters
• Venues.

Throughout the course you will be provided with opportunities to perform at the highest level.

Key Facts:

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    Examination Board


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    One year – Certificate
    Two years – Subsidiary Diploma

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    Minimum entry requirements:

    • Five GCSEs at Grades 4 – 9
    • An ability to read music at a basic level would be an advantage.

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    Possible combinations:

    Could be taken alongside Music Performance, IT, Sciences, Performing Arts

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    Enrichment opportunities:

    • College Choir
    • Individual instrumental lessons
    • Radio Station visits
    • Rock Workshop
    • Other music groups/workshops
    • Visits to Quay West Studio

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    Skills developed:

    • Creative composition and arrangement
    • Research into music technology
    • Understanding of the recording process
    • Multi-track studio work
    • Understanding of music software
    • Sequencing, sampling and synthesisers

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    Likely next step opportunities:

    • Higher Education courses in Music, Music Technology, Performing Arts or combined subjects
    • Music college
    • Other degree courses
    • Jobs in the music industry

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    Assessment Summary:

    Coursework and practical assessments

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