Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Music Performance & Production (Intro) - Level 2 (UAL Diploma)

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Course Code: FE0282-1C Course Type: 16+ college (full-time) Campus: West Durrington Campus Start Date: September 2019 Duration: 1 Year Awarding Body: UAL

Course aims

Based in our state-of-the art recording studios, this highly practical course will teach you about the music industry and develop your musical skills. You can choose either a performance or a production  pathway. Students have access to industry-standard recording equipment and software, as well as rehearsal rooms and our own theatre. Projects will be based on realistic workplace scenarios.

Entry requirements

This Level 2 course is for students who have fewer than 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above. You should have at least 3 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English and maths.

Entry requirements

Course content

• Introduction to performance

• Introduction to production

• Listening skills

• Contextual research

• Exploring composition

• Skills and practice

Students who have not achieved grade A-C / 9-4 in English and Maths will be required to study the appropriate level as part of their main qualification.

Why this course at the MET?

• Professional recording studios

• Department rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted

• Music industry-experienced teachers

• Opportunity to progress to degree level

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.

Further study and future careers

Further study - you can progress to one of our Level 3 music courses.

Future careers

• Music producer

• Recording artist

• Live sound technician or sound engineer

• Music composer

• Sound track producer for media, web or games

Further study and future careers
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