Music SCQF 6 (Alness) NC

What is special about this course?

Anyone with a love of music and performing should join this course which can be attended on a full-time basis for one academic year, or part-time over two years.

You have the choice of studying modern or traditional music and given the chance to produce a demo CD. There will be the opportunity to perform locally and further afield and tuition is with a team of experienced tutors / performers / composers / recording artists.

Your enhanced playing, performance and recording skills will provide many opportunities.

Entry requirements

  • Three National 5 qualifications or above OR

  • Ability to play a musical instrument to a reasonable level (Grade 2).

  • A love of music and performing.

  • All applicants will be interviewed which will include an audition


  • Appreciation of Music
  • Creative Project
  • Music: An Introduction to the UK Music Industry
  • Music: Aural Skills
  • Music: MIDI Sequencing
  • Music: Literacy
  • Music: Live Performance
  • Sound Engineering and Production
  • Performing Music on one instrument
  • You will also develop core skills in IT and communications

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

One academic year full time, longer if part time

Where can I study my course?

    • Alness

Start date

Intakes are in September and January for the full time course.


Find out more about fees, fee waivers and funding options.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • Higher National Certificate Music
  • BA(Hons) Applied Music
  • Higher National Certificate Sound Production

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