CertHE Music Courses
Take your first steps towards becoming a skilled creative music artist with one of our three CertHE courses. As part of the Academy of Music & Theatre Arts, you'll learn from industry professionals and have access to our cutting-edge facilities and performance spaces.
|Course Duration||1 year|
|UCAS code||W3W1/ W3W2/ W3W3|
Our one-year CertHE courses give you the opportunity to explore your artistic identity, while creating and collaborating within our purpose-built professional performance venue.
Whether you choose Music CertHE, Popular Music CertHE or Creative Music Technology CertHE, you'll be supported by industry professionals to explore a range of contemporary music practices and contexts and develop your specialist skills.
Once you've successfully completed your CertHE course, you'll have the option to progress to the second year of the equivalent BA(Hons) degree course.
- Develop and nurture your specialist practice
- Communicate via sound and music in collaboration with others
- Gain key insights into the music industry and understand the requirements to succeed in a variety of roles
- Explore sound and music practices as they evolve within ever-changing audio cultures
- Examine the contexts and culture in which artists and musicians work, to better understand and critically question the relationship between music, sound, noise and culture
- Engage with various theoretical concepts to form critical theories and reflect on your own practice
- Acquire the fundamental set of skills and knowledge needed to work in the sound and music industries
- Study modules tailored to your chosen subject
Our CertHE courses at a glance
Suitable if you are looking to develop your practice and musical identity for a career as a professional musician
UCAS code: W3W1
Popular Music CertHE
Suitable if you are looking to focus on your unique artistic identity and work creatively in both live and studio environments.
UCAS code: W3W2
Creative Music Technology CertHE
Suitable if you want to explore composition, music production and sound design while growing as an artist and musician.
UCAS code: W3W3
Musical Theatre BA(Hons)
Combining training in acting, singing and dance, this practice-led degree will empower you for a career in musical theatre. You’ll develop...
Theatre & Performance BA(Hons)
Embrace a world of opportunity to become an original and distinctive theatre maker and performer. As part of Falmouth's Academy of Music & Theatre...
Technical Theatre Arts BA(Hons)
Begin your career in the technical theatre arts and get valuable, hands-on experience of the performance industry. Develop specialised technical and...
Push boundaries to become a progressive actor in a highly creative and collaborative environment. Based in a vibrant, supportive community, you’ll...
Prepare for a career as a professional musician with this industry-focused music degree. Based within our supportive and collaborative environment,...
Popular Music BA(Hons)
Whether it’s underground or mainstream, DIY or commercial, acoustic or electric, this course is for artists with eclectic styles and open-minded...
Creative Music Technology BA(Hons)
Develop the creative and technical abilities needed to thrive in the music industry. Exploring composition, music production, sound design and...
Dance & Choreography BA(Hons)
Launch your career as a dancer and celebrate your unique potential as an artist with this skills-focused dance degree. Throughout this course, you’ll...