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Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

Foundation Degree in Music (Performance & Production)

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This programme will suit students who wish to develop a broad knowledge, skills and work-related experience in the fundamental elements of music performance and the modern day music industry.

Modules include: Ensemble and Instrumental Practice, Computer Based Music, Listening in Context, Live and Studio Recording and Community Music.

Entry Requirements

160 UCAS tariff points from A Levels or Level 3 equivalent qualifications. Five GCSEs at Grade C or above.
 
UCAS tariff tables can be found here: https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/entry-requirements/tariff/tariff-tables
 
The College welcomes applications from motivated applicants from all backgrounds. We recognise that student potential is not always demonstrated within formal academic qualifications and welcome applications from individuals from backgrounds that are under-represented within higher education. 

Career Prospects

The recognised progression route for this programme is the BA (Hons) Music (Performance and Production).

Graduates have employment prospects in a diverse range of media companies as well as the music industry, for example: broadcasting, music engineering, music production, post-production and editing and studio management. 

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Assessment

You will have to complete presentations, written assignments and practical assessments, including live performances, and recordings and scores of arrangements and compositions.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £9000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry.

Contact Details

Alun Roberts 01639 648326 alun.roberts@nptcgroup.ac.uk