Study Music Performance BTEC National Foundation Diploma Level 3

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Craft your career composition with this programme. Select a genre, and explore the ensemble skills, performance techniques, and composition of that music style. You will explore ensemble performance work and develop your harmony knowledge. You’ll also compose and promote your own music as part of your studies.

Contact: Lee Bloomfield




Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Acquire ensemble skills, performance techniques, and composition skills
  • Gain a practical and theoretical understanding of musical harmony.
  • Promote your compositions and yourself as an artist.
  • Utilise music software in written and theoretical contexts.
  • Entry Requirements

    Five GCSEs at grade 4 including English and maths.

    Career Progression

    Progression may include further study at degree level, conservatoire study, or relevant employment.

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    Course Details


    1 year Diploma

    1 year Top-up Extended Diploma

    Study Type

    Full time

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    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Fee (Adult)

    £2,882–£4,513   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

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