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HNCD Performing Arts

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If you wish to study this course full-time you must apply through UCAS. UCAS Code: P2A3. Institution code Y70.

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This programme will equip students with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary for the global performing arts environment.

You will discover the diversity of roles within the sector, recognising the importance of collaboration at all levels and how to work in partnership with others.

The course will develop both your physical and vocal performance skills, as well as looking in detail at a wide range of acting and performance techniques. Creating content and performing is at the heart of the course structure, with a key emphasis on professional development and career progression.

Entry Requirements

Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject or A Levels.

Our Approach

This course is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and practical sessions. With smaller class sizes, you’ll enjoy high-quality contact time with lecturers and the attention and support when you need it.

The course is designed to be diverse, practical and industry relevant to reflect careers within the performing arts and acting profession. Assessment will take place in a combination of studio lessons, professional workshops and seminars.

Course Themes

  • The performing arts industry
  • Professional development
  • Acting
  • Voice and speech for actors
  • Ensemble singing
  • Movement for actors
  • Devising theatre and performance

Did You Know?

This is a brand new course for 2020, be one of the first to obtain this specialist qualification.

Skills You Will Learn

  • Intellectual, creative and technical
  • Performing and production techniques
  • Professional development
  • Voice and speech for actors

Career Progression

HNC: Successful completion of the HNC Performing Arts will enable you to enrol on the HND Performing Arts


Full time: £7200

How to Apply

You need to apply for this course through the UCAS website.

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