Cert HE Creative Music Practice

Our one year Creative Music Practice course is perfect if you want to meet people who share both your passion for music and determination to form a band or musical partnership. Our aim is to give you the skills, opportunity and inspiration to help you create the music you want to make.

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Course Overview


7 modules – 3 compulsory and 4 optional

Entry Criteria

A minimum of 2 A-level passes or the equivalent however typical offers tend to be higher. Complete information is is available here on our entry criteria.

What we teach

Bass, Drums, Guitar, Piano and Keyboards, Songwriting, Voice.

Compulsory Subjects

Every musician needs to understand music theory and have good aural skills so these subjects are compulsory. We also believe that all music students need to understand the relationship between society, culture and music.

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Why choose us

  • A personal, friendly environment
  • A course you can customise
  • Workshops where you play for hours
  • Small class sizes
  • Form your own bands and projects
  • Perform in music venues across London
  • Study in the heart of creative London
  • Superb facilities and resources
  • Make friends and professional contacts for life

Extra activities

  • Masterclasses and guest speakers
  • Drum and bass workshops
  • Ensemble workshops covering Latin, Jazz, Funk
  • Second study piano
  • Second study guitar
  • Drum Line
  • Choir

Progress on to our BMus

You can apply to progress from the Cert HE into year 2 of our degree by taking our Direct Entry exam at the end of your Spring term. If you don’t meet the requirements you can then take our Music Access Course which will prepare you for our BMus.

What our students do

  • Artist, band member, ‘session musician’, producer, songwriter, ‘top-liner’
  • Creative industries entrepreneur
  • Instrumental teaching
  • Further study

Next Open Day: Saturday 19th May. Sign Up Here