Music | Music & Media | UAL Diploma | Level 1
Why this course?
This highly practical course is an excellent introduction to a career in music. Based within the exciting and vibrant creative industries department, this course will allow you to study a range of music-related skills. You will study aspects of creating music, recording music and video making, creating a simple website to showcase your work. The range of exciting projects will also allow you to develop life and learning skills to prepare you for further education or employment.
- Learn in state-of-the-art, dedicated creative arts facilities
- Tutors with professional industry experience
- Access to industry-grade recording studios and equipment
- Excellent links to the music industry
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You should ideally have two GCSEs at grade 2 (F) or above (preferably in English and maths).
You will also be able to demonstrate at interview that you have the right ability for this course.
About this course
Northbrook MET is highly regarded in the music industry as a provider of excellent training.
The MET's music department has a broad range of staff who are all practising artists and producers involved in the region's exciting music scene. Our staff are here help you realise your potential.
Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims.
Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Northbrook MET is the renowned creative facilities and atmosphere at our West Durrington Campus. The campus is a dedicated arts space, with the music courses running alongside theatre arts and art & design courses. You will collaborate with like-minded, passionate students and benefit from the various creative projects that take place, such as theatre shows, music gigs and art exhibitions. The campus is regularly used by professional creatives, which further highlights the quality of our industry-standard facilities.
- Making beats and music on a computer
- Recording music in a studio
- Making music videos
- Sound for TV and film
- Making websites
After this course
On successful completion, you can progress to a Level 2 course in Music Performance & Production.
- Music producer or composer
- Live sound technician
- Sound engineer
- Music teacher
- Soundtrack producer for media, web or games
Work experience or work related experience enables you to develop links with employers, and put all of your skills, knowledge and experience into practice. It provides excellent portfolio content where you can demonstrate how you have taken your learning and applied it in a real setting. This will ensure you have a professional portfolio and provides the extra engagement employers and universities want to see.
Work experience can take a variety of forms such as work with an external company or work related experience working on live projects e.g. commissioned work from an internal or external client.
Your tutors will help and support you to find work experience however, you may wish to use your own contacts to secure your placement.
We encourage all of our students to take part in volunteering – this is great for your CV and demonstrates your willingness to give back something to your community.
You do not have to pay fees if:
- You are a UK citizen, hold EU Settlement Status, or have a visa which could qualify you for home status.
- AND you are under 19 on 31 August in the year you are studying.
More information about fees for college courses and financial support for 16-19 year olds can be found here.