Year 1 (national level 4):
- Event Planning and Promotion (40 credits)
Discover the many roles and responsibilities involved in putting on a live event in the modern market such as using a modest budget to run a music-based experience in a professional setting, marketing the event and generating income from music, and balancing the accounts.
- Origins of Modern Music (20 credits)
Identify the origins of modern music and comprehend how historical situations have influenced and take influence from, music. Discover why some songs within seminal genres become so successful and how they have influenced the future of music across generations.
- Music Production (20 credits)
Start your journey as a recording industry professional. Gain competencies with recording and sharing sound files with other professionals. Discover the history of recording and apply your knowledge in the studio to create your own track relating to the genres studied in Origins of Modern Music.
- Individual Progression Pathway (20 credits)
Develop your personal expertise in your chosen field within the music business under the supervision of a music industry professional. Refine the skills you will need to succeed in the music industry with an individual learning plan and unique assessment relevant to your chosen discipline and skill level. Demonstrate and journal your progression and evaluate your ability to progress even further.
Optional modules (choose one):
- Multimedia Marketing in Modern Music (20 credits)
Recognise the importance of planning, utilising, and integrating different forms of media in order to promote a musical product. Apply these principles to the marketing of an event that you plan and execute.
- Establishing a Career in the Music Industry (20 credits)
Discover how to create and maintain your career as a music industry professional – where the money comes from, where it goes, and how you can control and influence your incomings and outgoings. Explore your possible roles in the music industry and apply the skills involved in planning and executing an event where income is generated and accounts are kept.
Please note, modules are subject to review. Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.