New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


This course is highly practical with a focus on employability and preparation for further study and/or gaining employment in the music industry.

Choosing to study with us will offer an enriching experience in both the academic and technical pursuits of music. From music theory and history to performance and composition, this course offers a diverse range of advanced units from which to study.

You will have the opportunity to receive one-on-one lessons on an instrument chosen from the following options: Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Saxophone Vocals and Piano/Keyboard from professionals who are still active within the music industry. Performance skills are also developed within weekly performance classes utilising our fully-equipped rehearsal studios and through frequent performance opportunities at venues across Glasgow and North Lanarkshire. You will also gain valuable ensemble experience by participating in groups and bands.

Modules covered include:

Music First Study: Instrument; Music: Live Performance; Music: Online Promotion; Music: Songwriting; Music: Session Skills; Music for the Visual Arts; Music: Graded Unit 2.

Entry Requirements

HNC Music. Entry is by audition only.

Progression Routes

BA Music Performance at New Lanarkshire College

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Music and Sound Production

SCQF Level