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

Students at Westminster Kingsway College

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 Performance 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:

Purpose Statement - Level 1 Diploma in Music, Performing & Production Arts (PDF 180KB)

Qualifications at a glance

Award

  • Level - 1
  • Units - 2
  • TQT (hours) - 90
  • GLH - 60
  • Typical course duration - 6-8 weeks
  • UCAS points (Pass/Merit/Distinction) - N/A
  • QAN - 601/6489/X
  • Typical progression - Further education in performing arts or music

Diploma

  • Level - 1
  • Units - 7
  • TQT (hours) - 720
  • GLH - 400
  • Typical course duration - 1 year
  • UCAS points (Pass/Merit/Distinction) - N/A
  • QAN - 601/6491/8
  • Typical progression - Further education in performing arts or music

Specification and documentation

Level 1 Award and Diploma in Music, Performing & Production Arts specification V2 (PDF 1.3MB)

Centre handbook (PDF 419KB)

Level 1 Grade Criteria Exemplification Matrix V1.0 (PDF 183KB)

Stakeholder support

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

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

Amersham and Wycombe College - letter of support (PDF 58KB)

Colchester Institute - letter of support (PDF 53KB)

Sussex Downs - letter of support (PDF 597KB)

West Suffolk College - letter of support (PDF 72KB)

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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