CERT HE MUSIC PERFORMANCE


Certificate Higher Education

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27th Oct - 2018

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COURSE OVERVIEW


UCAS code

W31A

Credits

120

University Validation

The Open University

Funding

Student Loans for UK / EU students, Private Funding

Part-time fees

UK/ EEA: £3300

Full-time fees

UK / EEA: £5700, International: £11700

Application

Apply directly to us or through UCAS

Duration

1 year or 2 years

Study Mode

Full-time or Part-time

Start Date

26/09/2018

Programme Specification

Programme Specification

Our one year Music Performance course is perfect if you want to advance your existing instrumental or vocal skills, improve your understanding of music theory and perform contemporary popular music with like-minded people. Our aim is to give you the skills, knowledge and opportunity to help you create the music you want to make.

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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

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

WHAT OUR STUDENTS AND TUTORS SAY


“One of the things that I like most about studying at LCCM is the teachers, great teachers, fun relaxed, realty experienced and they know a lot what they are talking about”

Benjamin Harrison

Cert HE Music Performance 1st year student

“I chose LCCM because the atmosphere was totally different to the other schools that I looked at, it was much more genuine seeming and the teachers were really friendly”

Sahil Batra

BMus (Hons) Performance and Production student

“The thing I like the most about studying here is I think the people, I think the staff and my peers is a very encouraging environment a very positive one and I feel like sometimes with music it can become quite competitive and I don’t feel that”

Kathleen Fitzpatrick Milton

BMus (Hons) Performance and Production student

“My favourite thing about LCCM is the fact that having taught in a number of similar institutions, LCCM doesn’t have that corporate vibe that you get in a lot of the competition schools”

Pete Cater

Drum Tutor

“If you are looking for a place where you want to develop professional skills but also you’re very excited by the actual business of making music, LCCM is a good place to study”

Roland Perrin

Head of Piano

“I chose LCCM because it’s the most well rounded Music University in London. The facilities are fantastic, they offer one to one tuition which is really good and the level of teaching is really high”

Aaron

Bass Course

“If you want to be at a school where performance, theory and just living music everyday of your life then yes I would recommend it”

Tom

Bass Course

“This is the best place to go. Unlike other places that have got classes of twenty to thirty people, with the one to ones its just you”

Frankie Colony

BMus Guitar course

“It’s been a hardworking year but I've learnt a lot and has been very inspiring”

Joe

First year piano

“This course was a course that I envisaged as interdisciplinary it brings in musicians to work with authors technologists and having the experience of testing all of that within a supported environment and a set of professional relevant with a mentor that’s one-to-one.”

Denise Stanley

Program Leader

“Enrolling onto LCCM was the best thing I've done for my music career, you have to be in London to do music”

Andrew

First year piano

“I chose LCCM because there's no other music course that I've discovered that goes in the direction. Here there is a big focus on the Horns of learning Jazz, Harmony”

James

BMus performance course - Trumpet

“I wanted to go somewhere where I felt comfortable. Teachers are very relaxed but meticulous at the same time, making you focus on your weaknesses.”

Happiness

Singer

“You would want to come on this course if you are interested in working with musicians, writers, other people in creative media and creative industries.”

David Harvey

Program Leader

“We give you industry-led tutors access to professional organizations and networks that we are all part of”

KT Foster

Program Leader

“What I'm looking for in a Songwriting student is someone who’s got the drive and the passion to develop the kind of discipline of writing all the time, so that passion and that urgency, that need to create and express something in their songs is ideally the main ingredient we’re looking for”

Mike McAvoy

Subject leader in Songwriting

“We’re very into all sorts of music you know we’re not a rock school or a pop school we’re into everything we’ve had heavy metal bands, jazz bands and everything in between and again these make us quite unusual”

Darius Khwaja

Principal

COURSE STRUCTURE


Entry Requirements


UCAS Tariff: · A minimum of 64 UCAS points, gained from at least two full Level 3 qualifications (e.g. A Level, BTEC Diploma), in any subject area. · An Access to Higher Education course or a BTEC Extended Diploma will be considered as equivalent to two full Level 3 qualifications. · GCSE grade C/4 or above in Maths and English or a Level 2 equivalent (e.g. Functional Skills). · We also welcome applications from mature students (21+ years) and those without formal qualifications but with demonstrable passion for and practical experience in music.

Personal statement

The personal statement is an important part of your application and is your chance to tell us about your aims in music and why it interests you. 

Audition

In addition to your application entry onto the programme will be determined by your audition and interview. All applicants meeting the minimum entry requirements and whose application demonstrates the capability to complete this programme will be offered an audition.

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