What courses can I do after this?
Students with the appropriate level of qualification can progress to a MA in Performing Arts or a teaching qualification. For further information, please refer to careers guidance/course specific details on The College’s Higher Education website: www.thecollege.co.uk/higher-education/careers-guide/career-planning
What jobs can I get?
We can provide full-time learners the opportunity to enter employment in the Performing Arts sector such as Acting (Film Theatre and TV), Singing, Variety, Musical Theatre, Contemporary Theatre, Classical Theatre, Commercial Dance, Contemporary Dance, Production roles (Lights, Sound, and Stage Manager etc) or to progress to vocational qualifications such as an FDA in Contemporary and Musical Theatre and Contemporary Dance at Bournemouth and Poole College. Alongside the Performing Arts and entertainment industry, the transferable skills you will develop will enable you to find work in various industries i.e. Customer Service, Project Management, Team Leading, Professional Development, Recruitment, Sales, Media, Events Management and Advertising.
To do this course you should have...
An FDA in performing arts (or equivalent)
Four GCSE passes at grade 4 (formerly C) minimum, including Maths* and English or equivalent, plus
Two A Levels or an equivalent Level 3 qualification e.g. BTEC Extended Diploma or NVQ3 or
Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Creative and Media may be considered in combination with other qualifications, or
An Access to Higher Education Diploma
Relevant subjects: Dance, Performing Arts, Drama
*Applicants are considered on a case by case basis and by their ability and readiness for university study.
What about work experience?
Students will have the opportunity to work with industry professionals and work towards a show reel.
International entry requirements
If you are not from an English Language speaking country, you will need to have a minimum of UKVI IELTS 6.0. We accept a wide range of academic qualifications awarded overseas and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines for international comparisons. For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.
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* Please note fees are subject to change.
£9,250 per academic year
Students who are eligible, can apply for a student loan with Student Finance.
For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.
The course is made up of a mixture of practical and theoretical sessions, independant learning and continual Assessment through a series of practical performances, written assignments and oral presentations.
100% attendance is expected to pass the programme.
Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the programme specification, the information is liable to change to take advantage of exciting new approaches to teaching and learning as well as developments in industry.
More about the course
Venue: The course is delivered at The College's Jellicoe Theatre.