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Hayes Campus: Course Starting Wed 01 September 2021

Starts: 01/09/2021

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

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

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade 3 (grade D) or above preferably including both English & maths or a relevant Level 1 qualification. Candidates should be able to play an instrument to a good standard.

Who is the course for

This one year UAL qualification course puts you, the student at the centre of your training. We look at the skills and strengths that you bring and develop them, helping you to reach your full potential. This course is designed to develop a wide range of music making skills, including music performance and music production and is aimed at learners who have a musical background and who want to hone their skills in a collaborative manner, to get ready for work in the music industry.

Course Content

Topics include:

  • Creating your own music product
  • Compose music to a stimulus
  • Working as a member of a music ensemble
  • Exploring computer systems (Logic Pro and Pro Tools)
  • Producing music and recording in the studio
  • Developing music theory.

Study Methods

You will be taught in both a classroom-based environment, as well as in our state-of-the-art music studios. The course follows a hands on approach or, as we call in music “the 360” approach. You will have to play a wide array of roles during the whole year such as sound engineer, producer, crew member or performer. The goal is that by the end of the year you are a well-rounded musician with the potential to work in several areas; that is when not making money out of gigging you are working as a sound engineer and so on.

How is the course assessed

You will develop as both a performer and as a music producer, collaborating with other members of your group on different projects throughout the year. Projects will take many forms, including composing music for a charity CD project, creating your own single/EP, performing original and cover material as a band and sound engineering. You will focus on developing your own role throughout the year.

Where next - Further Studies

UAL Level 3 qualification specialising in music production or performance.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Successful students can work in a range of roles, these may include working in creative industries such as a sound engineer, composer, music producer, stage crew, performer and manager.

More Information

Last updated: 31 October 2019

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 Wed 01 September 2021

Starts: 01/09/2021

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

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

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I joined Uxbridge College so that I would be able to perform as well as record music. I have improved on my instrument, song writing skills, vocals, recording and mixing. The teachers are experienced and knowledgeable in their field and are open to suggestions for future projects and personal development. The computer rooms are equipped with iMacs with Logic Pro X for recording, mixing and mastering your music. We also have two studios to rehearse and record in, each with controls and live rooms. I am thoroughly enjoying my course.