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Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Music (Performance & Technology)
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|L4 HNC in Music||14/09/2022||26/05/2023||Bishopsfield Road (Fareham College)||£5,000.00||
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Information about this Course
Minimum requirements are (students under
21 years old) Level 3 Diploma or A Levels in relevant subjects and an audition
and interview. If you do not have the UCAS point requirements, but have
appropriate experience, specific knowledge or industry-based qualifications,
then your application is welcomed.
The Higher National Certificate in Music
takes a unique and pioneering approach to training. Understanding that many of
our musicians intend to make a career in the arts, entertainment and education
industries, the HNC in Music can be combined with a teaching qualification that
will further enhance musical skill and help young musicians to understand the
theory behind effective music teaching, while building their ability to plan and
deliver teaching activities. Students will be expected to work independently to
professional standards in state-of-the-art rehearsal and digital recording
This programme aims
Provide knowledge of the fundamental
aspects of music, music technology and instrumental teaching
the development of practical skills in music performance and technology
on the knowledge, skills and understanding required to support learning in a
range of vocational settings
Develop the professional skills needed
to meet real-life musical situations
Develop employability, through the
personal, critical and transferable skills that work effectively across a
variety of music industry settings
Provide an opportunity to create a
professional portfolio of both performance and recorded work.
Assessment will be through assignments,
practical assessment and some examinations. Each outcome or module will be
assessed by a project-style assignment. You will need to bring your own
instruments, plectrums, sticks and tuners. PA and drum kits are provided.
of this course will enable progression onto a number of different Higher
Education courses, such as a Higher National Diploma or BA (Hons) courses at