The course is vocationally led and includes extensive opportunities to expand your skills through industry and research based activities including touring, studio skills modules and theoretical study. Our industry standard facilities allow specialist modules to hone existing skills as well as develop new talents.
Modules are planned and structured to give students a systematic, coherent and cumulative experience. Units on the Higher National Certificate include: Music Performance Studies, Improvisation in Music, Studio Recording and Engineering, Audio Mastering and Manufacture, Creative Arts Research Skills, Music in Context, Aural Perception Harmony and Composition.
This course is designed for both skilled musicians already in the industry and also young people who desmonstrate high achievement at level 3.
Successful completion will lead to Higher National Diploma study which provides greater breadth and specialisation for learners to apply their knowledge and practical skills in the work place.