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Music Production - Level 3 Extended Diploma

Course ID: 174025

Course Year: 24/25

What to expect from the course

The UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Performance gives the opportunity to specialise in an area of music during the second year of your studies. It has been designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to access and ultimately progress to the music performance industry or to further study at degree level.
It provides you with an opportunity to explore, develop and test your creativity within a qualification structure, which is stimulating and demanding and provides a supportive transition from general to more specialised study.

This course is delivered over one year and will enable you to develop a portfolio of work that could support progression into a range of higher education courses.

At the City of Liverpool College, we provide a multi-faceted, holistic approach to progress to degree level study or employment in the music industry. You will be trained as an accomplished performer developing your musicality and repertoire and composition through a wide range of disciplines and technology.

Why study with us?

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.

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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

On completing the UAL L3 Extended Diploma in Music Performance and production, the learner can progress to further higher education study or employment

We have excellent links with music colleges and universities across the country and many of our past and recently graduated students are studying at some of the major music education institutions including The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA), The University of Liverpool, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool John Moores University. Leeds College of Music (LCM), University of Chester, Brighton Institute of Modern Music (BIMM), BIMM (Bristol) Sound and audio engineering, Liverpool (SAE), University of Huddersfield, University of Salford, Tech

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for this course is 5 GCSE level 4 and above including English or maths. Level 3 Diploma in Music performance.


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

19 years old or over at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for24/25 is 6931.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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