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Music Performance — Level 2 Diploma

Music and Performing Arts

Course ID: 174684

Course Year: 24/25

Course Details

  • 1 year course.
  • Full-time, immersive learning experience.
  • Level 2 Sussidiary Diploma.
  • Recieve training and guidance from passionate industry professionals.
  • Great starting point in your music career progression.
  • We can help you be industry ready by the end of your time on the course.
  • Study in an inclusive, friendly and respectful learning environment.

What to expect from the course

The UAL Level 2 Diploma in Music Performance has been designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to further study and training in a range of music related subjects. This includes: music performance, music theory, composition, midi sequencing, listening skills, sight reading, live sound for musicians and studying of instrument development and individual instrumental skills, as well as developing basic digital skills across different musical platforms.

The qualification has been designed for those who have an interest in music performance and/or related subjects, who wish to explore and extend this interest via a full-time, immersive learning experience. Many students will have identified a specific progression route, within the creative industries. This course will enable you to develop your skills, using this qualification as a starting point to progress to the music industry.

At the City of Liverpool College you will be industry ready, and trained by highly qualified and experienced specialists.


UAL Level 2 Diploma in Music Performance

Why study with us?

At the City of Liverpool College, you will be industry ready, trained by highly qualified, experienced, and enthusiastic, industry active specialists,?who take pride in sharing their knowledge and experience to give our students the best possible opportunities in the industry.??City of Liverpool College?courses prepare our students to be?well rounded?musicians with an array of specialist skills. The college is situated in the heart of the city and you meet like-minded students who will facilitate your progression.

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

A gym, including treadmills and exercise bikes.
Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

Higher education courses
Employment in the music industry

Example careers

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

This course is designed for students aged 16 or above.
Your English and Maths will need to be at a minimum of level 1 which is GCSE D-E (4-1) standard. You must have at least 1 GCSE at a minimum of grade D (3) or equivalent.

An enthusiasm in music performance and rudimentary skills on chosen instrument.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £21,225 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for24/25 is 2212.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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