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Music (Performance or Production) HNC

Leicester College

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  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Location

    Abbey Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Combining performance skills with industry knowledge this course will help you develop a strong understanding of what it takes to become a performing musician. With access to modern recording studios, industry-expert teaching, and well-equipped rehearsal space, you have the opportunity to take your creativity to the next step and become a professional in the music industry.This two-year part-time HNC Music course is an industry-facing programme that offers tuition and training in a range of core themes and subjects, relevant to performing musicians or music producers, seeking a career in the industry.You will have a strong applied understanding of music performance or music production theories and techniques, along with other related disciplines required by this dynamic sector. You will develop vital knowledge of the music industry as well as areas such as marketing, promotion and professional development.Combining musicianship, entrepreneurship and technology, the programme offers access to well-equipped rehearsal spaces, performance areas and industry-standard recording studios. At Leicester College, we are an Apple Pro Training Centre, a Roland Academy, and an Ableton Certified Training Centre.Students will be supplied with an essential studio package (computer, interface, headphones, microphone, keyboard and software) to enable them to work from home.On completion of this Higher National Certificate, you will have the option of being able to continue onto the Foundation Degree (FdA/Sc) run in partnership with De Montfort University. You may also apply to other universities to complete related degrees. Alternatively, you may go directly into employment working in various areas of the music industry in jobs such as sound engineer, music business manager, and session musician.

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Leicester College

  • Campus address

    Leicester College, Freemen's Park Campus, Aylestone Road, Leicester, Leicester, LE2 7LW, England

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