Creative Pop Vocals – DipLCM

Discover & express musical ideas that demonstrate your personality & creativity.

  • Start Date: September 2019
  • Price: 999,00 €
  • Duration: 12 weeks


An innovative online course that will guide you to creating amazing vocal performances in both a live, and a studio situation.                                                 

Created with Emer McParland, a UK based session singer and live performer, this course shows you the steps you need to take to deliver great vocal performances that demonstrate your creativity and your personality.       

Once you have completed the online course, you’ll also have the opportunity to gain a University awarded and Ofqual validated DipLCM Qualification in Creative Vocals. This allows you to use the letters DipLCM after your name and is the first qualification in the world of this kind!

Who is this course for?

This course can be undertaken by seasoned vocals or those beginning their journey. Anyone will flourish  and learn how to deliver vocal performances in a live and a studio situation. Those who have experience will be able to explore their capability, both vocally and visually when delivering a performance. 

Skills you will learn

Vocal Technique

How to execute a range of contemporary vocal styles with a secure and healthy vocal technique.

Expand Your Voice & Body

How to expand your musical vocabulary and explore everything your voice, and your body is capable of.

Re-imagine a Song

How to re-imagine a song and create a version that reflects both your personality and your ability.

Enhance Your Performance

How to work with technology to enhance your music and help you record performances that are exciting and professional.

Performing Live & In Studio

The art of performing a song in a studio, and a live situation.

Your Qualification

How to gain a university awarded and industry endorsed qualification in Creative Vocals.


Yes, this course is designed so that you can learn online at your own pace and in your own time.

Students who successfully pass the examination will receive the qualification DipLCM in Creative Storytelling.

No, you do not have to take the examination, though without the examination you will not receive the qualification DipLCM.

You have exactly one year from your date of enrollment to study & enroll ALL relevant content for your examination. If content is uploaded close to the closing date, the video examination will take place in the next available slot.

If you feel you have just cause to take the examination after the one year expiry date, please email: [email protected] providing all relevant information. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis.

If you don’t pass the examination, you can apply to retake it. This will involve an exam retake fee only – for details email: [email protected]

You need access to a Windows, Mac or Linux computer or an iPad/tablet & an internet connection.



Early bird discount now available
  • Enroll before September


Course Content

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Overview of Creative Pop Vocals – DipLCM
End of the Course

About the instructors

Emer McParland
Emer McParland
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Emer McParland is one of the UK's top vocal teachers and singers. Her reputation extends beyond the UK as she has performed, held workshops & is a music examiner across the globe. Emer has worked with artists as diverse as Björk, Jarvis Cocker, Tom Fletcher, Mika and Russell Watson. She has made several appearances at the Royal Albert Hall as a special guest vocalist for the annual Festival of Remembrance in front of Her Majesty, the Queen, a concert that is broadcast live around the world to an audience of over 60 million people. Emer’s voice can also be heard on numerous movie soundtracks such as Tomb Raider, Martin Scorsese’s Gangs of New York and several of the Harry Potter movies. In the world of education, Emer has been Head of Vocals, at some of London’s most prestigious pop vocal schools. She has also worked on several private projects as an independent vocal coach for organisations such as The Disney Channel (UK).