What is special about this course?
This NC Music course is designed to help develop your instrumental technique and live music performance skills as well as basic music theory skills. You’ll record and perform live music and learn how best to promote yourself or your band. Whether you are planning a career in the music industry, enjoy creating music and performing, or want to experience time spent developing your craft with other musicians this is the course for you.
There are no formal entry requirements although applicants will need to have a level on their specialist instrument equivalent to Grade 3 (Trinity College Grade 3).
Candidates will need to attend interview and audition.
Candidates will have a keen interest and some experience of music making and/or composing. Relevant work experience would also be acceptable.
On this course you will study a range of music, performance and recording subjects including Performing on Instrument or Voice, Live Performance, Composing, MIDI Sequencing Sound Engineering and Production ,as well as music industry marketing and promotion subjects. You will also develop your own Creative Project.
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
Face to face delivery based in the classroom, studio and performance spaces.
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Argyll College UHI
- Oban Learning Centre
Short full time NC Music applications being taken now for January 2019 intake.
Full Time NC Music applications are being taken now for August 2019 start.
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
After successful completion of this NC you will be considered for entry to HNC Music programmes within Argyll College, UHI, or other academic providers. You could then continue on to the BA (Hons) in Popular Music deliverd within UHI
If you choose not to continue your studies, the experience gained on the course will assist you find employment in the music industry, within education, private teaching, music performing, composing, studio recording and many other areas where music and creativity are employed
Is there more information available online?
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