NQ MUSIC - BASS
The National Qualification in Music is aimed at aspiring musicians keen to develop skills in the pop, rock and indie genres, be those school leavers, adult returners or those currently working in the music industry.
This one-year full-time course will prepare you for a career in today’s music industry. You will perform, record, and write music in a professional environment, playing gigs in venues across the city. We provide lessons in your chosen discipline (Voice, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drum Kit, and Keyboards).
What you need to qualify for entry...
Entry is by audition; you will be required to send a video recording demonstrating proficiency in your chosen discipline. The audition will be the main factor in a successful application, and must include two contrasting pieces of your choice, played to an appropriate standard.
No formal qualifications required but SQA National 5 for English is considered desirable. You are also invited to apply if you don't have formal qualifications, but you have relevant life and/or work experience.
The NQ course includes the following subjects:
- Instrumental/Vocal Skills
- Live Performance
- Songwriting and Composing
- Keyboard Skills
- Music Literacy
- Aural Skills
- Music Technology
1 Academic Year
August - June.
If you wish to study on a part-time basis you should provide information about this in their personal statement and at interview.
Successful completion of the course will enable you to progress to HNC/HND Music Performance, HNC/D Music Business or possibly HNC/HND Sound Production or HNC/HND TV Production.