Higher Nationals Music (2018) - RQF

The new BTEC Higher National qualifications in Music are designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Levels 4 and 5, thereby providing students with a clear line of sight to employment or to progression to a degree at Level 6.

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Pathways at level 4: Pathways at level 5:
  • Music (General)
  • Business
  • Performance
  • Technology
  • Composition
  • Business
  • Session Musician
  • Artist Development
  • Production
  • Sound Design
  • Sound Engineering
  • Composition
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BTEC Higher Nationals Music specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC Higher National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Music
Level:
Level 4
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Credits:
120
Qualification number (QN):
603/2275/5
Loan funded via:
Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce)
Pathways:
Music (General)
Business
Performance
Technology
Compositions
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2018
Review date:
  • 31 August 2023 ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.

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BTEC Higher Nationals specification
Download PDF | 5.8 MB
Qualification type:
BTEC Higher National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Music
Level:
Level 5
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Credits:
240
Qualification number (QN):
603/2274/3
Loan funded via:
Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce)
Pathways:
Business
Session Musician
Artist Development
Production
Sound Design
Sound Engineering
Composition
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2018
Review date:
  • 31 August 2023 ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.

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