Courses for Over 21’s

Courses in

Music Performance


Music Business

At Echo Factory, we accept applications from students over 21, this is the recognised age at which anyone returning to full-time education becomes classed as a mature student.

We understand that music enthusiasts and practitioners wish to return to studying at different stages of their lives. Echo Factory values the variety of experience each and every student brings to the mix.

Why return to studying?

Learn how the music industry has evolved and how you might be part of it

Integrate ‘life’ experience and studying into potential career avenues within the music industry

Enhance self-confidence and develop new skills


Did you know?

Echo Factory has experience and expertise in working with diverse practitioners across performance and entrepreneurship.

Work experience can be integrated into the curriculum.

As a small and specialist music school we maintain a supportive rapport and access to support as the need arises.

     Access to Higher Education

No Qualifications?

     We recognise that not every applicant is coming directly from full time education and may require advice about their entry requirements and suitability prior to making an application.

     We encourage you to contact Echo Factory directly for advice and guidance prior to making an application.


In order to ensure you stand out from the crowd and to give you the best possible chance of securing successful employment in an ever-competitive industry, our courses combine a cross-disciplined approach coupled with a tailored learning experience, resulting in you graduating with a broader knowledge and skill base than other schools.

Music Performance
BMus(Hons) Music Performance Degree
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Music Business
BA(Hons) Music Business Degree
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Music Business Short Course (inc. CQF Level 4 Certificate in Business Management)

This jam-packed course is designed to give you the confidence, knowledge and diverse skills required to begin your career in the music industry. You will learn how music works, the music industry, creativity, music business and entrepreneurship.

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