A Level Programme

Music A Level


About this course

Whether you like popular, classical or even jazz music you will enjoy this course, which encourages you to study multiple musical styles and develop a variety of skills including performing and composing in a style of your own.

This course will encourage you to consider the influences on music and develop your own musical ideas, as well as your performance, studio recording and sequencing skills.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by both exams and coursework.

What do I need?

You will need to achieve at least 5 GCSEs with 2 at Grade B/6 and 3 at Grade C/4.

Additional Requirement: Grade 5 in a musical instrument or voice

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen College - an exciting range of higher level courses, including Music HND and Teaching
  • University - related degree such as Music, Teaching & Performance, or study at a conservatoire
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Additional Information

If you have not taken a Grade 5 exam you will be required to attend an audition.

Music combines well with Philosophy, History, Drama & Theatre Studies, Dance and English Literature.