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BTEC Music

What qualification will this course lead to?

Extended Certificate in Music (Edexcel)

What topics will I study?

You will study a number of different areas within the Music BTEC course:

Working in the Music Industry

Professional Development in the Music Industry

Solo Musical Performance

Creating a Musical Product

Exploring Musical Composition

Working as a Musical Ensemble.

What understanding and skills will I develop?

The BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Music course provides education and training for pupils who want to develop their musical understanding and ability. Whether pupils intend to keep music as a hobby or go onto pursue a career in the music industry this course will help pupil's to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in working life. Pupils are given time to develop creatively and a sense of self-expression.

How will I be assessed?

All work in the BTEC music course is coursework based and students gain a Pass, Merit or Distinction in each unit.

What can this course lead to?

Possibilities for higher-level study include BTEC Level 3 Music, or AS and A Levels in music or music technology. Pupils wishing to go into any career that involves music from sound technician to record producer to session musician would find this course a good stepping stone onto further study.