Performing Arts (Technical Arts - Tech Theatre or Make-up) at South Thames College Group (inc Carshalton, South Thames and Kingston College) - UCAS

Course summary

This course will give you the knowledge, practical experience and confidence to pursue a career in the Production Arts industry. It is aimed at dedicated learners who want to move into the creative industries or further training, and are looking for practical training and a nationally-recognised Level 4 qualification. This is a hands on vocational course in which you will gain valuable work experience in being allocated a role within a bustling theatre venue (The ACT Theatre, Kingston College).


Unit 1: Performing arts Industry (Core 15 credits) Unit 2: Professional Development (Core 15 credits) Unit 10: Investigation of Specialism (Opt 15 credits) (e.g. Lighting/Sound/Stage Management/Costume) Unit 21: Production Communication (Mandatory 15 credits) Unit 22: Stagecraft (Mandatory 15 credits) Unit 23: Lighting Operation (Opt 15 credits) Unit 26: Scenic Construction (Opt 15 credits) Unit 29: Crewing (Opt 15 credits)

Assessment method

The course provides you with opportunities to test your understanding of the subject informally before you complete the formal assessments that count towards your final mark. The holistic assessment methods include Live Briefs and range of coursework based assessments such as essays/ reports/ portfolios/ presentations. The grades from formal assessments count towards your overall unit mark. All assessment are spread across the year to make the workload manageable.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants should have at least 32 UCAS points from one A-Level, a BTEC Level 3 or equivalent qualification. An interview where you will need to prove some experience in production arts or equivalent. You are encouraged to present a portfolio of work or link to your social media/website evidencing productions you have previously worked on. You will also need to provide a satisfactory reference. Mature students with relevant experience may also be considered.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1

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Performing Arts (Technical Arts - Tech Theatre or Make-up) at South Thames College Group (inc Carshalton, South Thames and Kingston College) - UCAS