Music Level 2 Diploma

Music Level 2 Diploma

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Music Industry Skills BTEC Level 2 Diploma

Learners will develop skills that focus on combining practical knowledge and creative ability in a range of music-related areas.

This qualification provides a focus on music performance, self-promotion and portfolio creation to prepare learners for progression into the music industry, either directly or through further study.


Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Quarry Hill
Course code 73818-01
Fee 16 - 18: no fee.

What you learn

Exploring Music: Learners explore music creation techniques through practical workshops and activities.

Professional Development:  - Learners explore a range of career opportunities with a view to build their own professional development within the music industry.

Self-promotion in the Music Industry: Learners compile a body of work and complementary promotional tools to support their progression in the music industry.

Music Project - developing and presenting music in response to a commercial brief

How you will be assessed

Assessment will be through internal assessments. Assessment is generally done through periodic coursework, projects and set tasks.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

The course runs at our new Quarry Hill campus

Entry requirements

Students should have a minimum of four 3s at GCSE including English Language or maths. 

Music practical and theory: you should play your instrument (or sing) at around grade 3 level and should have a good understanding of music theory.

In addition to the above, you will be required to attend a performance audition during which you will be asked to play two contrasting pieces on your main instrument, of the genre in which you wish to play in ensembles. You will also sit a short theory paper.


What's next

This qualification is primarily designed to support progression to employment or apprenticeships in the music and related industries.

A significant proportion of recruitment in the creative sector is at higher levels and you may wish to progress to further learning. When studied as part of a full study programme, typically alongside maths and/or English, the qualification will prepare you for entry to BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Music, which will support entry to a further range of careers in the sector.

Campus Locations

Quarry Hill Campus

Playhouse Square
West Yorkshire
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.9 MilesWebsite

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