Music Courses at Derby College

Careers in music are often very competitive. Enthusiasm and hard work may be just as important as a specific talent. Jobs might include sound technician, music teacher, music therapist, performer or roles in radio, TV, film and theatre.

Is this you?

Getting into the Music Industry


Why choose Derby College?

There’s a demand for young, creative and original talent in the fast-paced music business – but you’ll need to stand out from the crowd. At Derby College, you’ll develop a distinctive style together with technical prowess and enterprise skills.


Derby College Course Listings - Music


PT Adult Short Course - Introduction to Music Technology: Site Joseph Wright Centre

FT Advanced Diploma in Music: Site Joseph Wright Centre


FT Music Technology - Level 3: Site Joseph Wright Centre

FT UAL Level 1 Award in Music, Performing and Production Arts : Site Joseph Wright Centre

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Maths and English

You need English and maths skills to get on in life. They will support your studies at the College, help with everyday tasks and pave the way to future career success.

If you don’t already have a grade 4 or above in GCSE English and Maths – or equivalent qualifications – you will continue studying these subjects as part of your course at Derby College.

We’ll support you all the way: working with you on the right programme of development throughout your time with us.

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When you’ve completed your course, why not broaden your horizons further still at Derby College? Additional qualifications in subjects such as Art and Design, Performing Arts and Media are exciting choices. Or check out our courses in Business, Enterprise and Management if you would like to set up a venture of your own.