- Subject Area
- Performing Arts
- Age Group
Shena Simon Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)
- Leaflet Code
In year one, you’ll study four units:
• Studio Production
• Creating Musical Material Through Production
• Music Technology for Live Events (either Live Sound Operations of DJ Technology)
• Planning a Career in the Industry
In year two, you will work on a self-directed individual project such as writing or recording an album, composing a portfolio of music for TV, film and computer games. You will also work on a large-scale collaborative project where, as a group, you will organise your own event, festival, recording or composing project.
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.
How will I be assessed?
Much of this course will be focused on hands-on practical assessment, including live demonstrations, recording sessions, portfolio building and group work which will be assessed by your tutor.
Continuing Your Journey
Experience gained throughout the qualification will help you progress to Higher Education such as the BA (Hons) Creative Music Professions at The Manchester College or gain successful employment as a composer, sound engineer, promotor, music events manager, music producer or teacher.Careers page
Fees, Finance & Funding
Depending on your current age, position and circumstances, there may be a fee for this course.Fees, finance and funding page
There are a number of different finance and funding options available to help you fund your academic studies with The Manchester College. These range from bursaries and grants to special loans for tuition fees. You can find out more about them on our dedicated Fees, Funding and Finance Page.
Got a question?
Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.Make an enquiry
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If you were born to perform – as an actor, a singer, a dancer or a musician – 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 Performing Arts department, here at The Manchester College.