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UAL Level 2 Award and Diploma in Music Performance and Production

The UAL Level 2 Award and Diploma in Music Performance and Production has been developed to provide students with an understanding of music performance and production as a collaborative activity and prepare them for the reality of the sector, progression and paths available to them.

The qualification has been designed for students who have an interest in music performance and/or music production or a related subject who wish to explore and extend this interest via a full-time, immersive learning experience.

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

Statement of purpose - UAL Level 2 Award and Diploma in Music Performance and Production (PDF 159KB)

Contact

To find out more about the academic content of this qualification please contact academic.awarding@arts.ac.uk.

For all non-academic enquires please chose an appropriate department via our Contact Us page.

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Qualifications at a glance

As of the annual funding confirmation for 2022/34, the Diploma sized version of this qualification will remain fully funded from August 2022. The Award will have funding removed from August 2022 in England. We recommend that centres delivering this qualification in England transfer learners to the Diploma in order to retain funding. Centres can also choose to continue registering students for the Award without funding.

Award

  • Level - 2
  • Units - 2
  • TQT (hours) - 100
  • GLH - 60
  • Typical course duration - 6-8 weeks
  • UCAS points (Pass/Merit/Distinction) - N/A
  • QAN - 601/6464/5
  • Typical progression - Music production, music performance, music composition

Diploma

  • Level - 2
  • Units - 8
  • TQT (hours) - 850
  • GLH - 480
  • Typical course duration - 1 year
  • UCAS points (Pass/Merit/Distinction) - N/A
  • QAN - 601/6465/7
  • Typical progression - Music production, music performance, music composition

Specification and documents

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.

Letters of support available on request by emailing qualdev.awarding@arts.ac.uk.

Working with us

Interested in delivering the UAL Level 2 Award and Diploma in Music Performance and Production?

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