The BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Performing Arts provide a specialist vocational programme with a strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding.
The course has been designed to provide higher level training for a range of careers in the creative industries by providing opportunities for learners to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to gain employment or progress to higher education such as a full-time degree course or specialist drama school.
You must hold a minimum of 64 UCAS Tariff points from the one of the following qualifications
· BTEC National (Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject
· GCE A and AS Levels with at least one subject at A Level
GCSE English – grade C or above
Applicants will be invited to an audition workshop and interview. For mature applicants some experience may be taken in consideration instead of A Levels/ BTECs.
Creative Arts Professional Practice
Creative Arts Research Skills
Optional Units: (Subject to change)
Acting for Camera
Applied Contemporary Performance Practice
Development of Acting Skills
Managing a Creative Business
Physical Theatre Performance
Theatre in Education
Voice and Speech Development and Practice
Writing for Performance
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
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