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Performing and Production Arts UAL Level 3 Diploma (Acting Pathway)

This study programme will help you to acquire general skills, knowledge and understanding of theatre, musical theatre, classical and contemporary performance. The programme will focus on developing skills in characterisation, improving vocal and movement technique, introduce you to the work of key practitioners and offer opportunities to take part in a range of performance pieces.

Full-time

Entry requirements

To begin this study programme you will need... 

Duration: 2 Years 

  • 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C or 9-4 ideally including English and maths 
OR
  • Performing Arts BTEC Level 2 Diploma with Functional Skills/GCSE English and maths grades A*-C or 9-4

AND

  • Previous experience within performing or production arts

Entry will also be subject to passing an acting audition where you will be required to perform one monologue lasting two minutes. 


Course content

  • Subject units:
    • Devising
    • Contemporary Theatre
    • Voice and the Actor
    • Auditions for Actors
    • Drama Improvisation
    • Script Writing
    • Movement in Performance
  • English and maths:
    If you don't already have GCSE English and maths grade A*-C, we will work with you to help you develop your maths and English skills. 
  • Work experience
  • Personal development skills, study skills and employability skills 
  • Additional vocational learning and qualifications


Qualifications

Performing and Production Arts UAL Level 3 Diploma

Plus:

  • English and maths skills
  • Work experience
  • Personal development skills
  • Study skills
  • Employability skills

You can also gain up to 168 UCAS points. 

Further study and career options

On successful completion of this study programme you could progress on to the Performing Arts (Performance Pathway) HND, or on to a specialist school in your chosen discipline to further develop your career prospects. The qualification also provides up to 420 UCAS points towards entry to a degree-level course. You could also go on to pursue employment in the performing arts industry.

Additional information

To take part in this course there will be an additional fee of £70 for required clothing/uniform, and approximately £100 for trips and visits.

Funding information

All full-time Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age. If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification, courses are still free if you’re under 19 or 19-23 and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. If you’re over 23 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee. Find out more on our financial support page at www.bedford.ac.uk/finance

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Find out more at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans. You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.

Course Information & How to Apply

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateFees per yearLocationCourse Code
2 years 14/09/2020 Launch our fee calculatorFree if 16-18yrs. Are you 19+?
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Cauldwell Street L1653

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Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

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Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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