Music: Rock and Pop

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Cumbernauld Campus


This highly practical course will introduce you to a wide range of skills in preparation for further study in the musical field. Focusing on practical musicianship, you will develop your performance and songwriting skills whilst building your knowledge of making a career in the music industry.

Units include:

Modules covered include:
Music: Live Performance; Music: Songwriting; Music: Solo Performance (instrument/voice); MIDI Sequencing; Creative Project; Music: Management in the Music Industry

Entry Requirements

You should bring copies of any qualifications you have with you and a passport size photograph.

For this we ask that you prepare two contrasting musical pieces on your main instrument/voice, one of which can be an original composition.

Your main instrument should be either guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, drums, saxophone or vocals.

All auditionees should provide their own backing track(s).

Progression Routes

HNC Music, HNC Sound Production

Start Date




Study Method

Blended learning
Full time

Course Length

1 year


Music and Music Business

SCQF Level


Career Area

Performing Arts