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A Level Music

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Study this Edexcel A Level Music course entirely online to achieve this creative and fascinating qualification. A Level Music uses practical and theoretical study to broaden your knowledge in critical music theories and gain skills in performing, composing, and appraising different music genres. Fast track to complete within one year and gain UCAS points for University entry.

Description

Study this Edexcel A Level Music online course to achieve this creative and fascinating qualification or to gain access into University. A Level Music is desirable in professions such as Composing, Teaching or Producing to name a few.

When you study A Level Music, you can let your creative juices flow. Secondly, you will delve into individual music styles and develop key skills in performing, composing, and appraising music from across various genres. You will also learn about diverse heritage of music and use this knowledge in your own musical style and performance.

You will blend both practical and theoretical study to broaden your knowledge in critical music theories.

A Level Music is widely respected, as it demonstrates to employers and educators advanced, critical reflection skills and qualifications to build upon. Internationally recognised, A Level Music is also used towards University entry.

  • Accredited OFQUAL qualification awarded by Edexcel
  • Progress in your academic journey to University with up to 56 UCAS points
  • You can fast track this course to complete in one year
  • You can include exams at your nearest centre

Course Units

  • Unit 1 – Performing
  • Unit 2 – Composing
  • Unit 3 – Appraising

Upskill Online UK uses the Edexcel 9MU0 syllabus as it is best for online learning.  Click here for full course content

Awarding Body

Edexcel is the worlds leading awarding organisation specialising in GCSEA Levels and Vocational courses and upskilling learners around the world.

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UCAS upskill online uk

Upskill Online UK’s partners are a UCAS registered centre, meaning this course suitable to gain direct entry to all universities as you will achieve up to 56 UCAS points.

Course Assessment

You will be required to complete 3 assessments in to achieve this online A Level Music qualification. Each component makes up a percentage of your overall Edexcel A Level Music qualification, as set out below:

Component 1: Appraising Music

What is assessed?

  • Listening
  • Analysis
  • Contextual understanding

This component is 40% of your total A-level marks (120 marks). It is assessed through an exam paper with listening and written questions using excerpts of music, answering the following questions:

  1. Section A: Listening (56 marks)
  2. Section B: Analysis (34 marks)
  3. Section C: Essay (30 marks)

Component 2: Performance

What is assessed?

Music performance

How is it assessed?

This component is 35% of your total A-level marks (50 marks). You will also need to complete a solo and/or ensemble performing as an instrumentalist, or vocalist and/or music production (via technology). A minimum of 10 minutes of performance in total is required.

A non-exam assessment (NEA) is externally marked by Edexcel examiners. Work must be completed between 1 March and the specified date given by Edexcel. Work must be sent by post/uploaded to Edexcel by the specified date given (15th May).

Component 3: Composition

What is assessed? 

  • Composition 1: Composition to a brief (25 marks)
  • Composition 2: Free composition (25 marks)

How is it assessed?

This component is worth 25% of your total A-level marks (50 marks). Four and a half minutes of music must be produced. An NEA will be externally marked by Edexcel examiners. Work must be completed sent to Edexcel by the specified date.

Exams

Upskill Online UK have a national network partnerships of UK GCSEA Levels and Functional Skills exam centres and provide our students with guaranteed exam spaces offered at a discounted rate exclusive to our learners. We also book late entries and re-takes. Exams for A Level Music are £552 with Upskill Online UK. Please select ‘Yes’ on the enrolment form when asked to book your exams with us.

Course Outcome

Once successfully completed, you will achieve an Edexcel A Level Music qualification and gain up to 56 UCAS points. Specification 9MU0.

Entry Requirements

We recommend that learners have studied GCSE Music or achieved Grade 5 minimum standard on performance instrument/vocal before starting this course. This A Level Music course is at difficulty level 3 which is equivalent to a BTEC or a 60 credit qualification. This course is suitable for learners of all ages in general.

Duration

8 – 24 months

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

300 hours

What Next?

Once completed this online A Level Music course, you can progress to a higher education or level 4 course, apply to University or to jobs in a variety of settings and industries including:

  • Music Producer
  • Music Therapist
  • Musician
  • Private Music Teacher
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Sound Designer
  • Sound Engineer
  • Sound Technician, Broadcasting/Film/Video
  • Special Effects Technician

Support

Above all, this A Level Music course is popular with home school pupils. Firstly, you will get qualified Tutor support, in addition to an Upskill Online UK personal mentor and an accountability coach, explicitly to keep you motivated and on track to successfully complete your course. Secondly you will get guidance and support to help you plan the next steps in your personal, academic or professional journey and provide your tailored roadmap to success. In essence, you get the complete package all in one place with us here at Upskill Online UK, where learning is earning for life.

To speak with us about this course, simply complete the enquiry form and we will contact you shortly. Alternatively you can call us on: 02475 314022.

 

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