Welcome!
Just a few a ground rules first...

Promotion, advertising and link building is not permitted.

If you are keen to learn, get to grips with something with the willing help of one of the net's original musician forums
or possess a genuine willingness to contribute knowledge - you've come to the right place!

Register >

- Close -
Results 1 to 15 of 15

Thread: College music courses in the UK

  1. #1

    College music courses in the UK

    I tried to get into college to do a diploma course this year, and I was unsuccessful, because I have no GCSE's. I thought maybe I should try a music course, surely no school qualifications would be required I thought, but no, wrong, need GCSE's. Can anyone tell me why on earth GCSE's are necessary to study music?

  2. #2
    Modally Challenged!!!! mattblack850's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    At the bottom of another Bottle of Brown Ale.
    Posts
    1,598
    It's not the different subjects that matter as such, the point is that if you passed the exams they show you have the ability to learn!

  3. #3
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Posts
    46
    I think it's just because they want to force you to learn

  4. #4
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Posts
    65
    why didnt you sit your GCSE's , just wondering.

    Mybe a music school will let you in without GCSE's if you explain to them why you didnt do them , and if you are good enough to get in it might work.
    Last edited by scott(ish); 08-08-2005 at 10:00 PM.

  5. #5
    Shred Apprentice Bande's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Denmark
    Posts
    223
    What the f*** is a GCSE?
    Can you spell T-E-N-D-O-N-I-T-I-S?

  6. #6
    Registered User sixstrings121's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Delaware, USA
    Posts
    316
    Thats what I'm wondering Bande, haha

  7. #7
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Posts
    46
    Its a qualification you get at school that is compuldory- In maths science etc

  8. #8
    Modally Challenged!!!! mattblack850's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    At the bottom of another Bottle of Brown Ale.
    Posts
    1,598
    Exactly, it's basically the same as a High School Diploma from certain schools, except for the fact that here in the UK it's done in separate exams, rather than one overall mark as to whether you pass or fail. In other words, you take separate exams for each subject and you either pass or fail at that particular subject, it's not like the whole lot is linked together.

  9. #9
    JazzNerd gersdal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Norway - South West coast
    Posts
    1,321
    Kinda like the OWL's in Harry Potter

  10. #10
    Shred Apprentice Bande's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Denmark
    Posts
    223
    Oh, now I understand.

    Well, hell Rizla, then really, why didn't you sit them?
    Can you spell T-E-N-D-O-N-I-T-I-S?

  11. #11
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Feb 2015
    Posts
    1
    I examined to obtain in college to be able to do a diploma course the particular year, AS WELL AS when i was unsuccessful, because the we have not any GCSE's. when i thought quite possibly we Should try a music course, certainly absolutely no school qualifications would always be necessary we thought, but no, wrong, need GCSE's. will probably you tell me why in earth GCSE's are necessary to study music?

  12. #12
    thanks for the info

  13. #13
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Oct 2018
    Posts
    12
    I am Really Happy for Information you have given - http://pscgovtjobs.com/

  14. #14
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Oct 2018
    Posts
    11
    This Article helped me a lot. Thanks for the Information.

  15. #15
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Oct 2018
    Posts
    11
    College Music Course in UK. I Have Interest in Music Course.
    More Details about Post Office - https://postofficerecruitment.com/

Similar Threads

  1. A rant: Things that can make ya mad
    By EricV in forum iBreathe Cafe
    Replies: 42
    Last Post: 06-15-2007, 02:36 PM
  2. Nervous
    By Ads in forum Mental Stuff
    Replies: 55
    Last Post: 10-04-2005, 06:54 PM
  3. Psychological and metaphysical aspects of Music
    By Blastrid in forum iBreathe Cafe
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 12-22-2004, 03:06 AM
  4. How much should I know before attending music college??
    By Shredated in forum Guitar Technique
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 06-05-2003, 06:06 PM
  5. Berklee College of Music
    By NMucci in forum iBreathe Cafe
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 05-19-2003, 03:45 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •