UAL Level 1 Award and Diploma in Music, Performing and Production Arts - Acting Pathway

Diploma Performing Arts

Course Details

Subject Area
Performing Arts
Age Group
16 - 18

City Campus Manchester
(Full Time - 1 year)

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If you are interested in performing and want to increase your knowledge and your skills, this could be the course for you!

This one year course covers a variety of performance and production skills and techniques which will help you to build both your confidence and skills.

You will learn about choreographers, playwrights, composers or areas of the performing arts business depending on your particular area of interest.

Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

Assessments for this qualification will be made up from a variety different methods, for example, performances, log books or presentations.

Upon successful completion of this qualification students will be able to progress on to the UAL Level 2 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts

Previous students have successfully gone on to professional work within the acting industry in television, theatre, theatre in education, physical theatre and comedy.

Other potential careers paths include directing (TV and theatre), scriptwriting, drama therapy, teaching, setting up and running your own theatre company, and events management.

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If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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Performing Arts

If you were born to perform – as an actor, a dancer or a musical theatre performer – or even if you want to work behind the scenes, you’ll absolutely love the passion, enthusiasm and creative atmosphere that infects everyone in our Performing Arts department, here at The Manchester College.

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