Music - A Level

Further Details
Course Code
LA09148
Location
Deeside
Duration
Full Time, The AS qualification is taught in the first year of study.The A2 qualification is taught in the second year of study.
Department
A Levels
Start Date
05 Sep 2022
End Date
23 Jun 2023

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Course Overview
The AS can be taken as a discrete one-year qualification or as the first half of a full two year A Level. This courses is challenging, rewarding and enjoyable and offers a valuable experience for learners with a keen interest and aptitude in this subject area.

The course enables you to develop skills through a variety of activities. Your coursework will consist of studies such as composition, appraisal, ensemble and/or solo performance. You will participate in cultural and contextual activities and educational visits to support your studies.
You will gain this qualification through composition coursework, performance and a written examination at both AS & A2.
Final grades are determined by marks awarded to your coursework, performance and the written exam.
5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above.
Music (A*/A / 9-7 or B/6 grade preferred) or Grade 5 Theory.
Grade 4 practical or higher pass required in at least one instrument or approval from Course Team.

If you are interested in Music but do not have the paper qualifications as entry requirements please arrange to meet with Tim Jones/Tim Heeley to assess your suitability for the course. We are aware that some students will not have had the opportunity to complete GCSE Music prior to commencing their A levels.

Students need to arrange to receive individual instrumental tuition as performance is an essential element of the course. The department may be able to assist in this.

Should an A level applicant have or be predicted a grade D/3 in either GCSE Maths or English (and at least a grade C/4 in the other subject) then your application will be considered.

At Coleg Cambria we would encourage you to do the very best that you can in your exams. The better your grades the more options you will have, and may result in you gaining entry onto a higher level course.
You can continue your studies at university or gain employment in the Performing Arts Industries.
Some courses may require equipment and/or uniforms to be purchased. Please see attached equipment list for further information.
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