Mode & Duration
12 Months of full-time study

24 Months of part-time study

 

Timetable
Mondays – Fridays:
08.30 – 15.30 hrs

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Advanced Diploma in Music

The Advanced Diploma in Music is a one (1) year (full-time)/ two (2) year (part-time) course that helps students to develop their professional & practical application, knowledge and skills on management, sound technology, recording and performance as an extension of modules studies at Diploma level. Such a combination, by offering student diverse modules, aims at strengthening the role and real-life experience of a performance artist, recording engineer, music industry events and artist manager that conforms to the actual requirement of the workforce. Students could expect the application of research and critical thinking skills required to meet the needs of the creative industry to create, improvise and handle challenges in real-time context.

Course Objectives

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Course Title / Course Code Advanced Diploma in Music / SCM-CIM13
Course Content (Subjects) Subjects:
o ARTIST PR & PUBLICITY
o A CAPPELLA
o COMPUTER MUSIC
o CREATIVE PROMOTION & MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS
o ENTERPRISE AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
o JAZZ MUSIC THEORY
o LOGISTICS, TOURING & PLANNING
o POP SONG WRITING 1
o POP SONG WRITING 2
o POP PIANO IMPROVISATION
o PRODUCING MUSIC FOR FILM
o STRATEGIC CAREER PLANNING
o THEATRE PERFORMANCE
o ADVANCED STAGE PERFORMANCE 1
o ADVANCED STAGE PERFORMANCE 2
o POP DANCE 1
o POP DANCE 2
o PRINCIPAL STUDY 1
o PRINCIPAL STUDY 2
o ACCOUNTING
o ADVANCED PERFORMANCE PROJECT & FINAL CONCERT PERFORMANCE
o CASE STUDIES & ANALYSIS OF MUSIC INDUSTRY (INDEPENDENT RESEARCH PROJECT)
o INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE
o WEBSITE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT

* There are no lessons on all public holidays scheduled by the government of Singapore.

Learning is mainly in a classroom setting.

Teaching methods are varied including:
Interactive Tutorials (including use of IT)
Individual work
Group work
Group discussion

Minimum Age: 17 years old
Academic Level :
  • Meeting the minimum progression credit point as determined by the examination board (at least achieving a completion rate of 80% of the Diploma in Music programme)
  • Local students
  • Completed diploma from local polytechnics
  • Completed diploma in music from NAFA
  • Completed related diploma programme from Lasalle
  • Others – students who has acquired unrelated diploma courses with substantial music or management background shall be considered on a case-by-case basis
Skills & Musicianship Test :
  • Pass AAIS’s Music Theory Placement Test
  • Pass AAIS’s Audition:
  • Instrumentalists: 10 to 12 minutes’ performance, TWO contrasting pieces
  • Singers: 10 to 12 minutes’ performance, THREE contrasting songs
Language Proficiency :
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 administered by the British Council, or
  • GCE ‘O’ Level English Language – Pass
  • Other English Language Proficiency Tests (TOEFL etc) – will be considered on a case-by-case basis

In case applicants who are unable to provide documentary, evidence showing the necessary the English Language proficiency, is required to sit for an English Placement Test.

  • Assignments and projects
  • Written tests and examinations
  • Individual and Group Performance
  • Practical Presentations
  • Students must pass the requirements of assessment for each module.
  • Student must attain a minimum of 90% attendance to complete the course.
  • A certificate will be awarded upon course completion
  • The grading scheme for the tests and examinations are as follows:
    Range of Marks Grades
      80 and above A
      70 – 79 B
      60 – 69 C
      50 – 59 D
      49 and below F
Fee Breakdown
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Total Payable (with GST, if any) (S$)
Fee Breakdown
Course Fee S$ 17,227.00
Equipment & Student Development Fee S$ 1,070.00
Teaching Material Fee
Internal Exam Fee
Medical Insurance Fee S$256.80
Total Fees Payable S$18,553.80

*The publication is intended as a general guide. The information is correct at the time of printing. Ascensia International School reserves the right to alter any information without prior notice. ( Effective 6 December 2019 Intake)

**Total Fee for International Student Included:Application fee, Tuition Fee,Material Fee,Assessment Fee,Medical Insurance,FPS Insurance.

** All payments made are non-transferable.

***Consultants shall not collect any fees under the name of Ascensia International School Pte Ltd.

**** The student’s pass processing fee will not be refundable irregardless of the approval/rejection/withdrawal/amendment of the application/renewal/transfer.

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