NCEA Level 2 Music

L2MUS
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Lea

Music is an enriching subject and leads to a lifelong enjoyment and appreciation of music. It has been discovered through research, that music develops mental and physical abilities and also develops cooperative and self - expression skills. The activity of working creatively and analytically develops the brain’s capacity to be flexible, to think laterally and to problem-solve.  

This course leads to: NCEA Level 3 Music 

Vocational Pathways: The study of Music equips students with transferable skills, valuable in many areas of employment and leads to a diverse range of career pathways:

  • Performing and creating
  • Research and analysis
  • Problem solving
  • Organisational skills


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91270 v2 Making Music 2.1 - Perform two substantial pieces of music as a featured soloist
2
I
6
A.S. 91272 v2 Making Music 2.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing a substantial piece of music as a member of a group
2
I
4
A.S. 91273 v2 Music Studies 2.8 - Devise an instrumentation for an ensemble
2
I
4
A.S. 91276 v3 Music Studies 2.6 - Demonstrate knowledge of conventions in a range of music scores
2
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.