• 98%

      of our students have progressed to a positive destination.

      Sunderland College destination data, 16-18 year olds, 2017/18 academic year.

    • 93%

      of our students agreed that the teaching on their course is good.

      Sunderland College On-programme Survey 2018

    • Free meals

      Eligible students may be entitled to bursaries and free meals.

    Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
    08/09/20201 Year2Full-TimeBede CampusFull-time Vocational

    What’s it all about?

    This course is for those who have the passion for creating and performing music.

    At least 2 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English Language and a successful audition.

    Study levelCostAdditional fees
    16-18FREEYou will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.
    19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

    You will learn through mostly practical lesson and will be internally assessed some of the units are theory based and written work supports the practical assessments. Two of the units in this course will be assessed externally.

    English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

    Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

    Your Curriculum Team

    Sheree Rymer

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    What’s next?

    After you have successfully completed this course with a merit profile, you could progress onto the Music BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3.

    98%of our students progress to a positive destination

    (*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

    Why choose Sunderland College?

    Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

    We are the College of the Year.

    (*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

    100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

    (*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

    We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.