SONGWRITING Course (Level 3)
Length: 1 year (36 weeks)
Level: Level 3 (A Level equivalent)
Our one-year Songwriting course is designed for young people who are looking to specialise in songwriting and lyric writing. The Level 3 course is:
Centred around song and lyric writing, with repertoire development.
Ideal for 17-18s as a one-year pre-degree course, or as part of a two-year course for 16+ (combined with Music Performance or Music Technology).
For songwriters/lyric writers who are looking to write in any style of popular music, from rock, blues and jazz to soul and hip hop.
Based around real-world projects with opportunities to score, record and perform your compositions.
Designed to give you more than music in that you will also gain valuable job skills and life skills.
Linked to nationally-recognised music qualifications.
Taught by songwriters at Access to Music London - Kilburn.
Designed to offer progression (with the right grade) on to ICMP's Songwriting degree.
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A great alternative to sixth form or college
We offer an exciting and practical alternative where you can shine in an inspiring environment.
Making you feel at home
Our students feel at home with us because it’s a welcoming, creative place. Here you can be yourself.
Courses to suit you
If music or media is your passion, we’ve got a course to suit you from beginners to advanced. And what’s more, there are no formal entry requirements or exams*.
*Students doing English/Maths GCSEs, or Functional Skills, will be assessed by exams
A high-quality education
The college was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2013 and ‘Outstanding’ by the Independent Schools Inspectorate in December 2014.
Boosting your creativity and confidence
We encourage you to think outside the box. Tutors and guests with industry experience will be on hand to help you.
Letting you get out and do it!
You can organise and take part in events from gigs in local venues to club nights, exhibitions and festivals.
Getting your hands on great kit
You’ll learn in a dedicated centre that’s set up for creating and producing music and media.
Succeed and move on up
You can progress on to degree courses, or directly into the creative industries or other employment. Our Level 3 courses carry UCAS points for progression to university.
Follow in the footsteps of...
Ex-students such as Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora, Jess Glynne, Tom Flynn, Laura Welsh... to name but a few.