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This 1 year course is equivalent to 3xAS levels and leads onto the 1 year Extended Diploma (top-up equivalent to 3xA2 levels) students who successfully complete the 90 credit course will automatically be rolled over onto the Extended Diploma & do not need to apply online.
This is a highly practical course which explores all areas of popular music and music technology. You will be required to participate in live performance and recording as part of this course.
Successful completion of this course will lead directly onto further study on the 1 year Extended Diploma (top-up equivalent to 3xA2 levels) course.
Subjects studied may include: (Bangor & Lisburn)
Music performance techniques
The Sound and Music Industry
History of popular music
Music theory and harmony
Contemporary Songwriting Techniques
Music notation software
You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve your employability.