When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes (course free to 16-18 year olds)
  • Course Code K23MCAB09A
  • 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 and there are opportunities to explore other music genres as part of the programme. The qualification has been designed for students who have a keen 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 3 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 3 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:

  • Analyse and research a production design brief in music performance.
  • Apply and evaluate composition and critical listening skills.
  • Identify progression opportunities within the music performance and production sector.
  • Evaluate critical perspectives that influence the analysis of performance and production activities.
  • Appreciate the contexts within which music performance and production are positioned.
  • Analyse and research a production design brief in music performance.

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 compulsory 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

You need to have achieved at least 4s GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including Maths and English, and a related Level 2 qualification, ideally in music.

What you need to know before you enrol

You must be aware of the attendance, 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 Extended Diploma which is also offered at Morley College North Kensington, with a view of progressing onto HE, degree-level study at a music college, music institution, or similar provider.