What do I need?

5 GCSEs at grade C/5 or above, including Mathematics and English Language. GCSE Music grade B is desirable.

Why Study A Level Music?

A Level Music offers a broad range of musical knowledge and skills, providing a foundation for any student wishing to work in the music. The course is both practical and theoretical that enables students to develop their performance, composing and analysis skills. The course allows students to be assessed in a variety of ways to ensure they reach their target grade. The final qualification carries UCAS points and students often choose to study music at University.

What will I study?

You will study a range of different units, which include content related to:

  • Music performance and techniques
  • Music theory
  • The music industry
  • Composing music
  • Music promotion
  • Music production


Where can the subject lead?

A Music qualification can lead to a range of higher education courses and careers including: Performing Artist, Musical Theatre, Primary or Secondary School Teacher, Peripatetic Teacher, Private Instrumental Teacher, Promoter, Sound Engineer, Producer, Music Therapy, Song Writer, Record Label Employee, Music Journalist, Artist Manager, Stage Manager.t.


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