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Who is the course for

This course is for those who wish to follow a broad based course that allows them to develop skills in popular and contemporary music.

Course Content

This course consists of the following units:

  • Composition/arranging
  • Improvisation/performance technique
  • Recording/music computer technology
  • Theory and harmony
  • Singing/aural skills
  • Keyboard skills
  • Performing arts business administration.

All students will study Functional Skills as part of this course.

Study Methods

Students will be:

  • Working in professionally equipped studios
  • Giving performances
  • Visiting professional productions

How is the course assessed

Progress is assessed continuously and competence must be proved in all areas of study before the full award is granted.

Where next - Further Studies

Students can go on to study for a Level 5 HND Diploma course or degree at college or university.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Students may gain employment in the music industry in a number of roles.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 29 June 2016

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Hayes Campus: Course Starting Mon 04 September 2017

Starts: 04/09/2017

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00