Level 1 Award and Diploma in Music, Performing & Production Arts

The Level 1 Award & Diploma in Music, Performing & Production Arts provides opportunities for students to explore, develop and test their creativity while enhancing self-confidence and revealing the potential career demands and opportunities within the sector.

Both qualifications draw upon established approaches to teaching, learning and assessment that are successfully proven to appeal to and engage students seeking practical study over a more academic study route.

They follow a similar structure to our Level 2 Award and Diploma in Music Perfomance and Production and Level 2 Award and Diploma in Performing and Production Arts so can be delivered alongside these qualifications easily.

Please read the UAL Awarding Body statements of purpose for these qualifications:

Qualification at a glance


Typical course duration6-8 weeks1 year
UCAS points (Pass/Merit/Distinction)N/AN/A
Typical progressionFurther education in performing arts or music

Specification and documentation

Stakeholder support

This qualification has been developed in collaboration with subject matter experts, practitioners and further education colleges to ensure that it provides learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to prepare learners for progression to further education, employment and/or support a role in the workplace.

The following organisations have provided letters of support for this qualification:

Working with us

Interested in delivering the UAL Level 1 Award and Diploma in Music, Performing & Production Arts?

Visit the Working with us page for information on the approval process for new and existing centres.

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