A BTEC Extended Diploma in Music Practice, Music Technology, or related Performing Arts. A DDM Profile is preferred, but students achieving close to this will be interviewed.
- At least two A level passes, including Music or a related title
- Mature candidates are welcome but must have a proven interest in music
- Performance students will be auditioned.
The minimum age for entry will normally be 18 years of age. Entry is based on fulfilling one of the above criteria plus an interview and audition (performance). All applications must go through UCAS.
The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND in Music provides opportunities for learners to apply their knowledge and practical skills in the workplace. Full-time learners have the opportunity to do this through formal work placements or part-time employment experience.
The qualification prepares learners for employment in the music sector and will be suitable for learners who have already decided that they wish to enter this area of work. Some adult learners may wish to make the commitment required by this qualification in order to enter a specialist area of employment in music or progress into higher education. Other learners may want to extend the specialism that they followed on the Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC programme.
Progression from this qualification may well be into or within employment in the music sector.
Learners studying the Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND in Music will be able to progress into employment in the music industry or continue with their studies at Level 6.