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Performing Arts (Acting)

Morley College London

UCAS Code: PERD | Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


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48

48 UCAS points equivalent: - Access to Higher Education Diploma - A levels - BTEC at level 3 With GCSE English grade 4 or C minimum. Desirable GCSE Maths.

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

The HND Performing Arts (Acting) programme is designed to prepare you for a career as a professional actor. It provides a practical, vocational education and encourages intellectual and personal growth through a programme of study. You will develop reflective processes and analytical skills, and enrich your individual creativity and imagination. There is a strong emphasis on independent learning, self-management and communication skills. The rigour encapsulated in the programme prepares you for the profession or the possibility of further study at a higher educational level.

Leading on from the skills developed on the HNC (first year), in the second year of the course (HND) you will develop and refine your acting technique further, exploring genres and applying acting methodologies to monologues and scene-work. The year culminates in a directed full-length production at the end of the year. Voice classes run through-out the year, supporting your technical and creative application to project work.

Morley College London’s roots in the world of the Performing arts date back to our origins at the Old Vic Theatre. It's a heritage we honour to this day, with the various beautiful performance and rehearsal spaces at our main building and our team of tutors with professional experience in the field. With our HNC programme in the performing arts, you'll benefit from our history and expertise as you develop your performance skills and improve your career prospects.

Modules

Units would typically consist of the below but may be subject to change:
- Acting 1
- Movement for Actors
- Acting for Camera
- Voice and Speech for Actors
- Singing 1
- The Performing Arts Industry
- Professional Development
- Devising Theatre and Performance
- Acting 2
- Classical Acting
- Voice Skills for Actors 2
- Auditioning
- Performance Project
- Working in the Performing Arts Industry
- Creative Research Project

Assessment methods

You will be given a number of practical assignments and projects to work on as part of your course which will allow you to explore what you learn in the classroom to strengthen your knowledge further. These projects and assignments will also help you develop transferable skills such as problem solving, digital literacy, critical thinking, time management, planning and working as part of a team.

Assessments will take place through both live and where appropriate streamed performances, presentations, coursework, projects and the development of a work-related portfolio. We will take into account both your marks on formal assignments and the understanding you demonstrate within your classes. In assessing your progress you will receive feedback on your work throughout the course both in response to formal assessments and as part of your overall learning experience.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£6,165
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,165
per year
Scotland
£6,165
per year
Wales
£6,165
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Waterloo Centre

Department:

Performing Arts (Waterloo)

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