4 GCSEs at Grade D/3
1 academic year
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Key features and Benefits
- Go backstage with some of the world’s biggest bands. Previous students went backstage at the Download Festival, Snow Patrol and Florence + the Machine
- Access professional music software including Avid ProTools and Sibelius 8
- Learn in our professional recording studio, mixing facilities and control room.
This course is great for you to get to grips with both Music Performance and Music Technology at Level 2. We use state of the art equipment to give you the best possible experience. We have industry standard facilities, hardware and software, such as Pro Tools and Logic Pro software, Avid C24 and /Allen & Heath GSR24M desks and a range of professional quality microphones.
The course offers valuable experience which sets students on a career focused trajectory through work experience and practical study. On Level 2 Music you will work closely with local employers, experience guest lectures from industry professionals and take part in field trips.
What will I study?
The RSL curriculum is both cutting-edge and relevant to the modern student. In this vocational course you will receive a foundation of knowledge over the wide range of disciplines involved with Music Performance and Music Technology at Level 2. Over the 1 year course you will produce music, record bands and artists, mix live sound for gigs and organise events.
4 GCSEs at Grade D/3
How will I be assessed?
The emphasis of assessments on the course is developing you as a music specialist with a range of skills and approaches to music recording, live performance support, and broader technical and organisational skills that are needed in the real world. There are no formal examinations.
What can I do next?
At the end of the course our students leave with an RSL Subsidiary Diploma: Music Practitioner qualification. This will allow you to progress onto the Level 3 Music Practitioner Extended Diploma.
Your Study Programme
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