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Wakefield College

Music Performance (Popular Music)

UCAS Code: 113W

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


Access to HE Diploma

P:45

UCAS Tariff

64

UCAS tariff points from A Levels or a Level 3 diploma in a related subject. Or An Access course. GCSE Grade C or above in English Language (or equivalent qualification) is required.

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

This course has been designed for people who have an interest in popular music and have reached a good standard as a musician. The course provides you with the opportunity to develop current skills, an in-depth knowledge of the industry and the history of popular music. The programme is designed to provide you with a wide experience of performance styles and techniques, and to give you plenty of opportunities to produce and take part in work for the wider community.

Modules

You’ll study 16 units and cover a wide range of topics within popular music. An exploration of the theoretical concepts associated with popular music underpins the practical aspects of the course. Areas studied include popular music performance, the historical development of popular music, the music business and the entrepreneur, composing, song writing, music technology, and studio recording.

Assessment methods

Through practical classes you’ll develop a wide range of techniques, and other teaching methods include formal lectures, seminars, tutorials and reflective practice.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,750
per year
EU
£6,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,750
per year
Scotland
£6,750
per year
Wales
£6,750
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Wakefield City Campus

Department:

Performing Arts and Music

TEF rating:
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