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Music Production
& Performance

The music industry offers a diverse and exciting range of opportunities from live performance and sound engineering, studio production, composition, song writing, artist and events management and even education and training. The music industry is a global marketplace with opportunities around the world. The skills developed on this course extend to the wider creative industries.

The music industry is one of the most dynamic, exciting and innovative industry in the world. The creative industries overall account for almost 12% of all UK businesses, and is the fastest-growing sector of the UK economy.

The Music industry:

  • Contributes £5.2 billion to the UK economy
  • Sustains over 190,000 jobs – over 37,500 of them in the live music sector.
Taught By Professionals

All of our staff are active practitioners, who are still working within the industry.

Real World Experience

You will take part in real performances in bars, clubs, festivals and theatres.

 Industry Relevant Projects

Assignments are based around real world scenarios relevant to the industry.

Creative Freedom

Assignments give you the opportunity to fulfil your own creative ambitions.

Key information

Our courses equips you with the skills needed to navigate the modern creative industries, building and maintaining a portfolio career and exploring many different aspects of the music industry and the day-to-day career of a working musician.

As well as achieving a nationally recognised qualification in music from the University Arts London you will develop the industry specific skills allowing you to navigate the constantly changing world of the creative industries.

You will be taught through a combination of classroom, studio and real-world performances and productions in local venues and theatres. Your coursework will be entirely project based, reflecting the demands, the nature and the reality of the modern-day music industry.

You can become a…

  • Performer
  • Studio Engineer
  • Music Producer
  • Music Composer
  • Sound Designer
  • Location Sound Recordist
  • DJ
  • Radio Engineer
  • Freelance Session Musician
  • Teacher

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Why SSC?

At South Staffordshire College our students come first, and everything we do is aimed at helping you to realise your full potential. We are about careers not courses and our expert staff will make sure you have the skills and knowledge needed to give you that competitive edge for when you start your career within your chosen industry.

As a school leaver, you will be treated as an adult, within a friendly and supportive environment. You’ll enjoy more freedom and independence, and you’ll make many new friends, all with the same passion and journey ahead as you. As an adult, we understand you may feel uneasy about returning to education, but there is no need to be. We have smaller class sizes and supportive tutors to make you feel very welcome.

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