MAS Records Artist Development Programme Level 3 (17/18)

The Level 3 course is an expansion of the teaching and learning of the Level 2 course. Industry expertise is delivered by highly motivated and experienced mentors to ensure learners get the right skills for their future careers. This course aims to help you to obtain a flexible, vocationally relevant suite of popular music qualifications to develop your skills, knowledge and attitude required to enable you to embark on a successful career within the rewarding music industry. The course is highly intensive and industry-led, including modules on composing music (collaboration), music event organisation, music marketing, live sound recording, music rehearsal skills, live music performance, recorded music performance, and instrumental study. The MAS Records support network for the course has evolved to include promotions at SXSW, Texas (the world's largest music conference, plus visits from top music industry speakers and live events at the Birmingham O2 Academy. Visit our MAS Records website:

  • What will be studied
    A wide range of units will be studied throughout the course, including: • Composing Music (Collaboration) • Music Event Organisation • Music Marketing • Live Sound Recording • Music Rehearsal Skills • Live Music Performance • Recorded Music Performance • Instrumental Study
  • What are the entry requirements?
    GCSE English Language and GCSE Maths at grade C or above. Candidates of all calibres, mature learners and those with substantial supporting evidence of experience will be considered. Candidates must be part of a band.
  • Where does this course lead to?
    Many of our learners progress to HND in Music Industry Management, BA (Hons) in Music Industry Management.
  • What qualifications will be gained?
    RSL Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma for Music Practitioners – Performing
  • How will this course be delivered?
    The course is industry-led and runs during evenings and weekend at rehearsal centres across the UK, in Kidderminster, Stourbridge, Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Bristol, Leeds, Liverpool, Bath, Oxford and Southampton.
  • How will I be assessed?
    There is a high emphasis on practical work. A large number of the units are assessed practically.
  • How to get a place?
    Apply online
  • Other Information:
    Tours, trips, visits and workshops (optional). Instruments and microphones are essential.
  • Exam Board:
    RSL/Rockschool Ltd
    Course related careers include: Education: • HND in Music Industry Management • BA (Hons) in Music Industry Management Employment: • Artist Manager • Events Promotions • Music Performer


Start Date : September 2017 End Date : June 2018 Fee : N/A
Day : Monday Time : 12 hours per week Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 Year
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