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North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Performing Arts with Acting Specialism

UCAS Code: PA34

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C

A Levels including Performing Arts/Dance or similar

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Five GCSEs at Grade 4 (C) including English or equivalent

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

MMP

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at MMP

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

This HND is for people that want to develop as performers, actors and directors. This course prepares you for the industry by equipping students with the knowledge, skills and understanding of the industry and adapt to the constant changing world.

From show reels to auditions, this course is about developing yourself and finding your place (and voice) in the performing arts industry.

The Higher National Diplomas have been designed to help give students employability skills in your chosen industry. The modules cover some core subjects for performing arts and then the rest are specific to acting.

You will be taught by industry professionals and regularly have visiting artists and workshops by visiting professionals. The tutors are keen to help make the visits as relevant to your chosen industry as possible.

**Progression Opportunities**
On completion, students have gone on to work in film, stage and screen. Others students have joined entertainment groups, such as cruise ship entertainers.
If you wish to continue your education, this course allows you to apply for a one year top up course to gain a degree in your chosen field.

Modules

The Performing Arts Industry
Professional Development
Acting 1
Voice and Speech for Actors
Devising Theatre and Performance
Acting for Camera
Movement for Actors
Ensemble Singing
Creative Research Project
Working in the Performing Arts Industry
Acting 2
Physical Theatre
Auditioning
Directing
Performance Project

Assessment methods

There is a variety of assessments. Most include demonstrating your knowledge through performances, portfolio and course work.

Tuition fees

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England
£5,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,950
per year
Scotland
£5,950
per year
Wales
£5,950
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Hinckley Campus

Department:

Music, Media and Performing Arts

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