Music Performance - MK College


Music Performance

Study Music at MK College

The most important thing you need to be successful in music is passion.

You need to live and breathe music and understand the power it can have. Music can say things that words can’t, and musicians need to have a wide range of skills to make sure they get it right

From improving your technical skill in your chosen instrument, to experimenting with different genres of music, you will learn exactly what it takes to craft a successful career in the music industry. Learn from talented tutors with excellent industry links, meet like-minded people who you will work closely with to challenge each other, and discover more about career paths available, that will allow you to turn your passion into a career.

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Intermediate or Advanced?

You may have seen our courses split up into Intermediate and Advanced. Here’s the lowdown on what they mean…


This level of study is equivalent to Level 1 & 2.

This will offer you a dedicated support system to prepare you for progression. You will develop your knowledge, skills and confidence in your chosen specialism, encouraged by your tutors and peers. Your experiences will enable you to decide what you want to do next, whether it’s an apprenticeship or an Advanced (Level 3) study programme at College, you will discover the wide range of options open to you.


This level of study is equivalent to Level 3.

Put your passion for your chosen subject into action with a variety of work experience opportunities. You’ll put your skills and knowledge to the test by taking on work experience in your chosen industry, getting an insight into what life in that career will be like. You’ll develop your learning at College, taking full advantage of our industry-standard facilities. Professionalism is a must for advanced programmes, as you will be making contacts and opening doors for yourself which could lead to something extraordinary.


This level of study is equivalent to Level 4, 5 & 6, and is only for people who have already completed an Advanced (Level 3) qualification (BTEC or A Level or equivalent).

Take your career to the next step with undergraduate qualifications, from HNCs to BA Degrees. Focus on your specialism, developing advanced technical, practical and research skills to prepare you for a fulfilling and successful career. With expert lecturers, small class sizes and access to facilities mirroring industry, get ready to become an expert in your chosen field.

Who do we work with?

We make sure you’re ready to kick off your career as soon as you’ve completed your studies with us, and even before that by working with industry partners. From work experience opportunities, to live performances, the employers we work with help to shape our curriculum, meaning you’re learning the skills that are in demand in your industry. We work with:

  • The Craufurd Arms
  • Marshall Amps
  • Unit Nine
  • MK11