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Access to Higher Education - Music



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What does this course involve?

The way in which students will learn will include practical activities, coursework , guest speakers, case studies, projects.

This course is divided into a series of modules: Music Environment, Management and Study Skills.

To achieve the qualification students need to pass 20 assessments which will be graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction level.


What qualifications do I need?

A good standard of English is required to enable successful completion of the written assignments. To achieve the qualification students must be prepared to commit to the course and work privately researching topics, preparing assignments and working with others to produce group work. The Programme relies on students having an awareness of current music industry issues. You will be required to attend an interview to assess suitability.


A range of assessments will be used including written work, role plays, group work, presentations, individual discussions and timed assessments.

Fees & Costs

The course fees for UK students are as follows:
19 – 23 yrs - £1692.00
24 and over - £3384.00

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All prices quoted are given as a guide, and may be subject to change. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such a travel, equipment and childcare.

For further information please contact Support Services on 01843 605062 (or email


On successful completion, you could progress onto our HNC Music Production programme, or onto a Degree. Over the last eight years all students who have applied to university have been offered places. Alternatively, you could seek employment within a variety of roles within the music industry whether in the private, public or charitable sector.

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