Music A Level

Brief details:

Music develops skills in performing, composing and appraising. The course explores musical understanding through theory and analysis and encourages musicians to sing and play together. Whilst the three elements are externally assessed, they are taught together.

Preferred entry requirements:

  1. Grade V ABRSM instrumental practical exam 
  2. Grade IV/V ABRSM theory

 Components studied:

  •       Unit 1: Performing
  •       Unit 2: Composing
  •       Unit 3: Appraising

 Exam Board: Eduqas

 Course assessment details:

This course is assessed entirely through examinations.

Progression and career opportunities:

A-level music is essential for progression to study music in higher education. The course offers a way into performing, studying composition or musicology.