UAL Level 1 Award/Diploma in Music, Performing and Production Arts - Music Pathway

Diploma Music

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Age Group
16 - 18

City Campus Manchester
(Full Time - 1 year)

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This course has been designed to help you develop key transferable skills that will support you through your educational journey and into a career in music production.

With a hands-on approach, you'll explore all of the basics of studio recording, including how to record and mix a multi-track recording and use a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) to create and remix music.

You'll learn to create your own beats using industry standard software such as Logic Pro as well as the basics of DJ technology using equipment used by industry professionals.

Find out more about The Music Department here:

Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

There are no formal assessments for this course.

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will be able to progress onto the Level 2 in Music Production at The Manchester College and gain the skills required for a career as a Studio Engineer, Composer, Producer or DJ.

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If you were born to perform or even if you want to work behind the scenes, you’ll absolutely love the passion, enthusiasm and creative atmosphere that infects everyone in our Music department, here at The Manchester College.

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