MUSIC COURSES FOR 16-19 YEAR OLDS
Whether you choose a music production or performance course, you’ll get to hone your talents and practise your skills in one of our three recording studios. You don’t need to be an experienced musician – we offer courses from Level 1, right up to degree level.
Revenue generated by the UK’s live music is growing. It’s estimated to contribute £4bn a year to the economy with jobs increasing 19% each year. Music is an exciting and varied subject that lets you explore your passion and creativity. There are more jobs available in the music industry than you might think, and a qualification in music could lead to a variety of well-paid careers including music performance, music production and teaching.
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Weston College offer a wide range of creative qualifications and here’s a taster of the types of careers they can lead onto:
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Music Performance and Production, UAL Diploma
This exciting course has been developed to provide you with an understanding of music performance and production as a collaborative process. You will learn about the music industry, performing and recording, using professional music software, composition, studio skills and music production. You will have access to professional-grade digital an...Click Here
Music Performance and Production, UAL Diploma / Extended Diploma
This exciting course has been developed to provide you with in-depth knowledge of the topics required for a successful career in the music industry. You will learn about the music industry, performing and recording, using professional music software, composition, critique, and music production. You will develop practical skills through hands-o...Click Here
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You can progress onto Degrees and Higher Apprenticeships with UCW...
We've bundled the best education in the area with career boosted benefits - and are leveraging our contacts as one of the largest Colleges in the country to give you the best possible chance of success.
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Occupations related to Music
Musicians write, arrange, orchestrate, conduct and perform musical compositions.
Employment in region: 431 positions
Arts Officer, Producer or Director
Arts officers, producers and directors assume creative, financial and organisational responsibilities in the production and direction of television and radio programmes, films, stage presentations, content for other media, and the promotion and exhibition of other creative activities.
Employment in region: 2,328 positions
Photographer, Audio-visual or Broadcasting Equipment Operator
Workers in this unit group operate and assist with still, cine and television cameras and operate other equipment to record, manipulate and project sound and vision for entertainment, cultural, commercial and industrial purposes.
Employment in region: 988 positions
Music Performance and Production, Level 3
"In my first year we went to London to watch and help out with a concert for The Hoosiers, and I now do bits and bobs for them outside of college as a technician"