Diploma in Music
The Diploma in Music is a two years (full-time) course that helps students to develop their understandings, knowledge and skills on management, sound technology, recording and performance. Such a combination, by offering you diverse modules, aims at exploring the role and importance of a performance artist, recording engineer, music industry events and artist manager.
The objective of this course is to prepare students for the………………………
|Course Title / Course Code||Diploma in Music / DIM24|
|Course Content (Subjects)||Compulsory subjects:
Popular Music Theory 1, Popular Music Theory 2, Aural Training & Sight Singing 1, Aural Training & Sight Singing 2, Keyboard Skills 1, Keyboard Skills 2, Music Recording 1 & 2, Harmony in Pop Music 1 & 2, Guitar 1 & 2, Pop Piano 1 & 2, Introduction to Contemporary Pop Music, Popular Music Appreciation, Music in 20th & 21st Century, Introduction to Music Business, Stage Performance Image, Body Works/Movement Training 1 & 2, Stage Acting Training, Dance 1 & 2, Pop Piano Improvisation, Ensemble, Performance 1 & 2 (Principal Studies), Music Producing and Arranging 1 & 2, Music Recording 3, Producing Music for Film, Introduction to Music Technology, Introduction to Music & Media Law, Multimedia Technology and Design, People Management and Negotiation Skills, Strategic Career Planning, Agents & Promoters
* 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)
|Minimum Age:||16 years old|
|Academic Level :||Local Students
|Skills & Musicianship Test :||
|Language Proficiency :
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.
- Diagnostic Test
- Music Theory Placement Test
- Auditions – Instrumentalist or Singer
- Written tests and examinations
- Oral Exam
- Assignments and projects
- 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