Burnley College

BA (Hons) Community Theatre and Performance (Top Up) Burnley College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire


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Course summary

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Students will study a range of topics designed to both expand their current performance skills and techniques as well as preparing them to work in a theatre or performance community setting or in education. The course culminates in a final performance project in which students have full creative control in the planning, devising and delivering, encouraging students to work extensively with outside agencies, workplaces and community groups to manage and organise their performances and workshops. The final year of this course is delivered by Burnley College and is aimed at students who have completed their foundation degree or are completing the second year of their university course in a related subject.

Course details


Community and Professional Practice.
The Community Theatre and Performance Practitioner.
Applied Theatre and Performance.
Final Major Project

Assessment method

By their very nature, Creative Arts courses are highly vocational and combine both academic activities with practice and experience. Assessment is used both to determine results and to assist students to develop. Assessment methods are varied, including creative expansion and performance, essays, portfolios, journals, case studies, reports, individual and group presentations and leading workshops.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

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Course code CI01
Institution code B69
Campus name Burnley College
Campus code A

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level Not accepted

Students who wish to enrol at Stage 2 (levels 5, 6). The standard entry requirement is a Foundation Degree in a Theatre or Performance related discipline, HND in a Theatre or Performance related discipline or a Higher Apprenticeship in a Theatre or Performance based discipline. Due to the nature of this course applicants will be required to obtain a Statement of Disclosure (DBS), for which a processing fee will be payable. Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience and who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies, are welcome and these applicants will be interviewed.

Additional entry requirements



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 Year 1
EU £9,000 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Burnley College
Princess Way
BB12 0AN

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