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Music Level 2

Course Overview

This Music Level 2 course is for musicians who are interested in the world of popular music or music technology and who wish to develop their skills in music performance and production. You will have the opportunity to get real experience of songwriting, recording and performing in the context of the music industry. The course covers a broad range of music performance and music technology areas. You will be expected to write and produce tracks, rehearse and perform for gigs and will learn about the music industry and how to manage small-scale projects.

What topics are covered?

You will be taught how to use web 2.0 technologies in order to produce an online learning blog and as a tool to aid the promotion of your work.
The course covers a broad range of music performance and music technology areas. You will be expected to write and produce tracks, rehearse and perform for gigs and will learn about the music industry and how to manage small-scale projects.

 

As a full-time student at Bath College, you will follow a study programme consisting of a vocational diploma, maths and English, employability skills, volunteering and tutorial. Please visit our Study Programmes page for details.

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is most suited for people aged 16-18 and may also meet the needs of mature students up to 20 years.

What are the entry requirements?

The minimum entry requirements for this course are four GCSEs at grade D/3 or above plus a successful interview and audition. You will be asked to respond to a set brief and bring this work with you to the interview.

What qualifications will I gain?

UAL Level 2 Diploma in Music Performance and Production.

Who is the awarding body?

University of the Arts London.

How will I learn?

There will be a mixture of theoretical and practical learning in the MIDI suite, recording studio and classroom. You will study in class, groups and individually. You will also be expected to work independently outside of College hours.

How will I be assessed?

There will be continuous assessment of practical and written work.

What can I do after this course?

Progress on to the Level 3 Music Practice or Music Technology course or to other Level 3 programmes.

Are there any additional costs?

A studio fee of £90 will be required as a contribution towards the cost of course resources.

What funding is available?

For funding information, please refer to our Funding page.

What organisations does the College work with on this course?

Our music artist development programme works with singer songwriters and bands in the development of original material, improving performance techniques, marketing and promotion and to distribute a number of iTunes EPs or vinyl releases throughout the course. In addition, musicians and DJs work with media producers to produce promotional music films and documentaries, photography and interviews for our on-line magazine.

What are the leisure and cultural activities?

As part of the course, you will have the opportunity to perform and take part in a number of music events throughout the year including the Bath International Music festivalÕs opening night celebrations and fringe programme.

Which department is this course in?

Business, Music, Media & Performing Arts

What else do I need to know?

Click this link for examples of collaborative work done by our musicians with film producers from TEMPA’s film company, bladud film:

  • Amplitude on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmplitudeBath
  • Tempa Music on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGLxhewpaTU

Where can I find out more information?

For advice or more details please telephone 01225 312191 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk. You may also visit our Student Advice Centre.

If you have a learning difficulty or disability, please contact Additional Learning Support to arrange additional help.

How do I apply?

Online: Click the "Apply" button and fill out an online application form.

By post: download the Full-Time Application Form and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.

In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

To find out more about the application process, please go to the How to Apply page.

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