When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes (course free to 16-18 year olds)
  • Course Code K23MCAB08A
  • Suitable For All age groups are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Are you an aspiring musician, performer, rapper, band player, and/or DJ? Are you looking to make an impact and connect with fans on social media via self-produced digital content? This pioneering and UK history-making course is the first accredited course in Rap, Grime, or Beatbox offered by any school or college, and has been developed to provide students with an understanding of music performance and production as a collaborative activity, and prepare them for the reality of the sector, progression and paths available to them. The course is also suitable for aspiring pop musicians. There are opportunities to explore other music genres. The qualification has been designed for students who have an interest in music performance and/or music production, and who wish to explore and extend this interest via a full-time, immersive learning experience. The level 2 diploma draws upon established approaches to music teaching, learning and assessment that are successfully proven to appeal to and engage students seeking practical study over a more academic study route. Modules are centred on performance, development of practical skills, industry awareness, and research methods. Applicants should have a keen interest and experience in music and music performance. Willingness to learn, improve, and self-motivate will be crucial in ensuring successful completion. Join now to discover your talent and make UK history! Upon successful completion, the learner will achieve a UAL Level 2 Diploma in Music Performance and Production, of which the learner can specialise in Rap, Grime, Beatbox, Pop, and/or Music Production.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand a range of elements in the development and delivery of a music performance.
  • Discover roles and responsibilities in the production of a music performance.
  • Identify the different musical and sonic elements of musical performances and music productions.
  • Comprehend basic music composition structure and context, and use said basic music composition to communicate ideas.
  • Understand contextual research for music performance and production.
  • Use techniques, contextual awareness, and skills in music performance activities and musical performance styles.
  • Demonstrate techniques and skills in a group performance, and the production of.
  • Undertake and use research for a music performance to an audience.

On successful completion of the course, you will achieve the following qualification: Diploma in Music Performance and Production [UAL]

Class format and activities

Your Diploma will require 3 days of college attendance. It is expected that 16-18 learners will achieve this qualification alongside an appropriate study programme and other timetabled elements, such as work experience and enrichment.

Entry requirements

GCSE English & Maths Grades A-C / 4-9 or Level 2 Equivalent, or Level 2 Qualification.

What you need to know before you enrol

You must be aware of the attendance, concentration, self-study, and homework demands of the course.

What you need

Class materials will be provided, as will access to the music technology suites and rehearsal rooms.

What you can do next

You can progress onto the UAL Level 3 Diploma in Music Performance and Production, which is also offered at Morley College North Kensington.