Music Practice Level 3 Dip
This course provides an introduction to the practical skills and
theoretical knowledge required to work in the music industry.
Although a wide range of music is explored, there is particular
emphasis on popular music (rock, pop, R & B, dance/techno etc).
You will also learn performance and rehearsal techniques in
preparation for at least 5 performances during the course.
The course is made up of practical and theory
projects and workshops giving learners the opportunity to expand
their horizons within the field of Music. Assignments on the course
vary in timescale and type depending on the nature of the
The Level 3 Diploma in MusicPractice is
a 9 unit qualification (achieved in year one only).
Functional skills are embedded throughout the
course, you may be required to take an exam and/or complete a
portfolio to achieve these. The course is assessed
continuously with critiques at the end of each project.
- 5 GCSEs grades A*-C
- or First Diploma in Music Level 2 at
- All applicants must complete an initial
assessment in Maths and English and attend an interview
- All students should be prepared to answer
questions about their musical interests and experiences at
interview. Copies of previous musical works would also be
For equivalent qualifications see the Entry Requirements Explained page
Course Progression Routes
Previous L3 Diploma students have gone on to
study HE at various Universities. The most popular is BA (Hons)
Creative Music Technology based at High Melton.
Course Career Prospects
Opportunities exist to enter the Creative Industries at a Junior
Level but further study would be recommended to achieve
employment in many job roles including studio engineer, producer
and live sound engineer.
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If you are unsure about your career progression please contact the Careers Team.
Activities such as trips and visits will be arranged, which are
beneficial to this course and your learning. These activities are
optional and additional fees will be charged to you. Details will
be provided at the time of interview.
There are no course fees if you are under 19 years old. However,
you may have to pay for textbooks, personal kits, uniforms, trips
and personal stationery. You will be informed of these at your
For Application and Enrolment Information Contact
Free phone: 0800 358 7575
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