Higher National Certificate - Music Performance

Bath College
Bath, England, United Kingdom
Study mode
1 year
January April September
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Entry Requirements

  • A-levels and equivalents: normally a minimum of three relevant A-levels, equivalent to 280 UCAS points or preferably higher. Five GCSE grade C passes which should include maths, English language, music or a relevant subject
  • BTEC: an appropriate National Diploma, preferably with at least DMM grades
  • Mature and international students: considered on an individual basis, taking into account validated access or bridging courses in appropriate subjects, accreditation for prior achievement, approved foreign qualifications

Interview is by audition. You must bring a portfolio CD of original songs and be able to show songs that have been uploaded to the internet. You will sing/perform with your instrument. You will receive more information via the interview letter.


  • Band rehearsal and live performance
  • Songwriting techniques
  • Studio recording and engineering
  • Music performance skills
  • Live sound for small venues
  • Music in context

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