Southern Regional College

      BTEC National Diploma in Music

      Southern Regional College
      In Armagh

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      Important information

      Typology BTEC
      Location Armagh (Northern Ireland)
      Duration 2 Years
      Start Different dates available
      • BTEC
      • Armagh (Northern Ireland)
      • Duration:
        2 Years
      • Start:
        Different dates available
      Description

      On successful completion of this course your career opportunities in the music industry are wide and varied. Careers in the sector range from singing with a pop band to music publishing with many different options in between. You can progress to the HND in Music Production (Armagh Campus) or to other HND and degree courses in Music and Music Technology. This course is suitable for If you have achieved any of the following and want to gain a qualification equivalent to three 'A' Levels, then this course is for you: Four GCSEs grade C and above. First Diploma or Certificate. Intermediate GNVQ. NVQ Level 2. Leaving Certificate Grade C or above in Music is preferable. You must also be of performance standard in your chosen instrument(s) or voice and you must provide your.

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      Government funding available

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      Where and when
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      Different dates available
      Armagh
      Lonsdale Building, College Hill, BT61 7HN, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
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      Starts Different dates available
      Location
      Armagh
      Lonsdale Building, College Hill, BT61 7HN, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
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      What you'll learn on the course

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      Music Production
      Music Technology
      Composition
      Performance
      Music Industry
      Singing
      Technology
      Industry
      Music
      Production

      Course programme


      BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN MUSIC

      Who is this course for?

      If you have achieved any of the following and want to gain a qualification equivalent to three 'A' Levels, then this course is for you:
      • Four GCSEs grade C and above
      • First Diploma or Certificate
      • Intermediate GNVQ
      • NVQ Level 2
      • Leaving Certificate Grade C or above in Music is preferable.

      You must also be of performance standard in your chosen instrument(s) or voice and you must provide your own instrument unless these are piano, keyboards or drums, which are available for use in the college music centre.

      How long is this course for?
      2 years full time
      What will I study?
      The BTEC National Diploma in Music consists of five core units plus twelve specialist units

      Core Units
      • Listening Skills for Musicians
      • Major Music Project
      • Music and Society
      • Planning a Music Project
      • The Sound and Music Industry

      Specialist Units may include:
      • Arranging Music
      • Aural Perception Skills
      • Classical Music in Practice
      • Composing Music
      • Improvising Music
      • Music Theory and Harmony
      • Pop Music in Practice
      • Studying Music from Around the World
      • The Functional Music Keyboard
      • Working and Developing as a Musical Ensemble
      • Working with Music Notation Software Packages

      How will I be assessed? You will be internally assessed on each unit through various assignments, which include practical projects and performances. There are no external examinations.
      What can I do after the course?

      On successful completion of this course your career opportunities in the music industry are wide and varied. Careers in the sector range from singing with a pop band to music publishing with many different options in between.

      You can progress to the HND in Music Production (Armagh Campus) or to other HND and degree courses in Music and Music Technology.

      How do I apply? Complete an application form (available from each campus or in the Admissions Section) and return it to the Armagh Campus.

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