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Music

The Course offers a unique opportunity for people aiming to study music at degree level and is a valuable stepping stone, introducing you to a broad and essential range of skills. The course qualification is recognised by UCAS and successful completion of this programme offers you progression opportunities to degree courses.

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must have a minimum of Level 2 competence in written and spoken English. It is expected that second language applicants will be at a minimum of level 2 of the Adult ESOL Curriculum.
  • Applicants must demonstrate the potential to achieve at Level 3 ? specifically, they should be able to respond to a range of texts and communicate information and ideas clearly, logically and effectively in writing.
  • Applicants must, at the start of the programme, have the intention to progress to higher education to study a course for which the Music Access Diploma offers appropriate preparation.
  • Unit breakdown, Progression & More...

    Assessment Method

    Writing essays, journals, presentation, portfolios, practical exercises, tutor observation, one to one tutorials

    Aims of the course

    The primary aim of this course is to provide HE progression opportunities for adults who, because of social, educational or individual circumstances may have achieved few, if any, prior qualifications.

    The target learners are adults who have the ability to benefit from higher education but who have not previously had the opportunity to develop their academic skills.

    Progression Opportunities

    Lewisham and Southwark College will be offering a 2 year-Foundation Degree in Music with an option of a year 3 top-up to a full undergraduate degree at University of east London (UEL)

    Facilities

    • Practice and rehearsal spaces equipped with high specification back-line amplification and drum kits
    • Multipurpose performance space with professional lighting rig, monitor system, video projector, display screen and sound reinforcement.
    • Recording Studio
    • Electronic and Computer music studios
    • Key materials for the course is made available through Google Classroom
    • Library resources
    • Copies of recommended books

    Career Options

    Progression to Higher Education

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 03/07/2020

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 3,384 p/year
24+ £3,384 p/year
International £9,000 p/year

And Then?

College isn't just about a social life and good grades. Check out what sort of careers this subject can lead to.

Musicians

£35,000

Other skilled trades n.e.c.

£35,000

Teaching and other educational professionals n.e.c.

£21,000

Duayne Sanford

Duayne Sanford

I’m currently touring with electronic soul band Honne, and have been travelling the world with them for three years. We’ve played prestigious festivals such as Glastonbury, Latitude, Leeds Festival and BBC Big Weekend in the UK and – further afield – Coachella, Seoul Jazz Festival and Austin City Limits.

Bobby Packham

Bobby Packham

I’m only three months into my one-year apprenticeship, and have learnt a lot in that time. The more I work, the more comfortable and confident I feel in my role.

Stephen Maclellan

Stephen Maclellan

Music is a subject you study because you love it – which might not go for every subject. It’s an area where you can really unleash your creative streak and it allows you to work in a really cool industry.

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