BTEC Nationals Music (2018)

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Specification
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Music: Specification
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Designed to be studied as a one-year full-time course or a two-year programme when studied alongside other Level 3 qualifications. Learners will focus on developing their music skills and understanding the industry.

Qualification Summary

Title: Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Music
Qualification number: 603/3072/7
Guided learning hours: 540
First teaching: September 2018
First external assessment: n/a
Performance tables: n/a
Total qualification time: 720
Eligible for funding (England): 16-19; 19+ loan;
Last registration: England - 31 Aug 2026; Northern Ireland- 31 Aug 2026; Wales - 31 Aug 2026;

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Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Music: Specification
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Designed to be studied over two years as the substantial qualification in a study programme. Learners will build on the skills and knowledge acquired in their first year (Foundation Diploma) and develop their own music portfolio.

Qualification Summary

Title: Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Music
Qualification number: 603/3071/5
Guided learning hours: 1080
First teaching: September 2018
First external assessment: n/a
Performance tables: n/a
Total qualification time: 1410
Eligible for funding (England): 16-19; 19+ loan;
Last registration: England - 31 Aug 2026; Northern Ireland- 31 Aug 2026; Wales - 31 Aug 2026;

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BTEC Nationals in Music guide
BTEC Nationals in Music Guide
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