While studying at our Centre of Excellence you can obtain qualifications ranging from Entry Level and Level 3 certificates through to Extended Diplomas. If you haven’t already obtained a Grade 4 GCSE in English and maths you’ll also study to achieve this level of qualification, which is a mandatory requirement of your course and essential for many careers.
In our Centre of Excellence for Music you’ll develop an in-depth knowledge of this sector and gain work experience with industry leaders.View all available courses for this subject area
Studying in our Centre of Excellence for Music, you’ll learn the skills that will set you up for a rewarding career in this thriving sector. These range from a musician, with an average annual salary of £39,000 to a DJ with an average annual salary of £30,000.
We aim to bring together industry professionals and our talented students to help secure the best possible future for our students. Our industry partner for Music is:
Band on the Wall
Band on the Wall is an iconic music venue and has been a cornerstone of Manchester’s thriving music and cultural landscape for two centuries.
Explore our gallery. From our outstanding facilities to fantastic work placement opportunities, get a taste of what it’s like working in the industry and see what you can expect from studying at The Manchester College.
Through college, I have had the opportunity to perform at the music venue Band on the Wall. I have also really enjoyed the showcases we do at college every other term, they allow us to perform the music that we have been working on and we also get assessed on these performances.
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Find out more about music, join us at our online event.
Join our online event to learn all about our Centre of Excellence in Music.
You’ll hear from our tutors all about the music courses available and our unique partnership with iconic Manchester venue Band on the Wall, hear from some of our current students, and be taken on a virtual tour of our state-of-the-art recording studios and facilities you will be using if you choose to study music with us.Register now