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Performing Arts

Gloucestershire College

UCAS Code: 03KW | Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

Access to HE Diploma

P:45

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

UCAS Tariff

48

Gloucestershire College will recognise other/combinations of equivalent Level 3 qualifications to meet the UCAS Tariff point requirement.

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

**The Course**
This course is suited to performing arts and theatre studies students and those interested in working within the performing arts industries. Encompassing both performance work and backstage skills such as lighting and sound for theatre productions (This is an area where there are a number of career opportunities as it is a growth industry).

Giving you an opportunity to work as a touring theatre company, creating original work as well as existing scripts and taking it out to customers and venues. You will also go on a number of theatre trips and be given the chance to provide technical support to other groups in the college.

Gloucestershire College is one of only 20 colleges in the country with founder status with the National Skills Academy, Creative and Cultural. The academy recognises, develops and improves skills opportunities for those entering the creative and cultural sector and those already employed within it. This status means that students at Gloucestershire College get exciting opportunities to develop your employability skills and links within the industry.

**The Sector**
There are currently over 100,000 people working in the performing arts, of which 34% are employed in onstage occupations, such as acting or dancing
There are 5,480 businesses, of which 92% employ fewer than 50 people
The performing arts industry contributes £4.6 billion to the UK economy
58% of the workforce is self-employed
Men and women are equally likely to have a level 4 or above qualification

Modules

Possible modules covered in HNC Performing arts (General) Year 1
• Acting 1
• Devising
• Movement
• Vocal repertoire
• Voice and speech for actors
• Crewing
• Acting for Camera
• Professional development
• Performing Arts Industry (Pearson set project)

Tuition fees

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England
£6,700
per year
EU
£6,700
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,700
per year
Scotland
£6,700
per year
Wales
£6,700
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Gloucester

Department:

Centre for Arts

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