Music Performance and Production UAL Level 2 Diploma

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing

What will you be working towards?

Code 5643/010
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


The one year Level 2 UAL Music Production Diploma is equivalent to taking 4 GCSEs. It is designed to prepare you for employment in the music industry, self-employment or for progression to our Level 3 UAL Music Production Diploma. You will undertake a wide range of practical project work to establish your interests and strengths, before progressing to either a performance based specialist pathway, or a production (recording, producing, engineering) based one. There are no examinations on this course. Practitioners in the industry need to be multi-skilled and be able to draw upon a wide range of different fields in order to have a long lasting and rewarding career in the industry. This course has been designed to help you accomplish this.

How will it be delivered?

All assessment is through practical, vocationally relevant projects which will help you improve and expand upon your current skill set. The course is predominantly practice based, where you will be guided throughout the course towards a sustainable career. There are no examinations.

Entry requirements

You must achieve at least four GCSEs at D/3 or above in different subjects including English and/or maths, or an equivalent Level 1 vocational qualification.

Your next steps...

This course can provide a pathway to both our Level 3 UAL Music Production Diploma and careers in the music industry and beyond, including with the BBC. After the level 3 students may enter higher education, which includes our own foundation degree and degree in Music Production and Creative Recording, awarded by the University of Brighton.