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FT Registration Fee - £30.00
Please Note - These fees are for the 2018/19 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study.
Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change. HE Tuition Fees will be confirmed April 2018.
Purchase of Materials and/or Kit is required for this course (Studio Fees - £50). Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.
The Diploma in Performing Arts is a 1-year three AS Level equivalent course. This course is designed for those interested in acting, dance, and singing. It offers the chance to study for a nationally recognised Performing Arts qualification, which will allow you to develop a range of skills required for performance in the medium of theatre. Regular visits to productions are undertaken.
The course introduces a range of performance disciplines, which enables you to make a choice of a specialist pathway.
5 GCSE’s at grades A*-C including English and Maths or a BTEC Level 2 Diploma at merit grade in a creative related subject.
You will be invited to attend an interview. You will also be required to undertake an initial assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.
What will I study?
The course is made up of nine units - five core units, which everyone takes, and five specialist units.
Core Units: these can include Performance Workshop; Performing Art; Performing Arts Business and Rehearsing Performing to an Audience.
Specialist Units include: Devising; Acting 1 & 2; Drama Improvisation; Theatre for Children; Contemporary Theatre Performance; Performing with Masks; Scriptwriting; Movement; Dance; Singing and Voice
How will I be assessed?
There is continuous assessment throughout the course for practical and written assignments. All units are internally assessed and externally moderated. On successful completion of this qualification an overall grade is given of Pass, Merit or Distinction.
Career Opportunities and Progression
After successful completion of this course you could progress onto the Extended Level 3 in Performing Arts.