This HND is for people that want to develop as performers, actors and directors. This course prepares you for the industry by equipping students with the knowledge, skills and understanding of the industry and adapt to the constant changing world.
From show reels to auditions, this course is about developing yourself and finding your place (and voice) in the performing arts industry.
The Higher National Diplomas have been designed to help give students employability skills in your chosen industry. The modules cover some core subjects for performing arts and then the rest are specific to acting.
You will be taught by industry professionals and regularly have visiting artists and workshops by visiting professionals. The tutors are keen to help make the visits as relevant to your chosen industry as possible.
On completion, students have gone on to work in film, stage and screen. Others students have joined entertainment groups, such as cruise ship entertainers.
If you wish to continue your education, this course allows you to apply for a one year top up course to gain a degree in your chosen field.
The Performing Arts Industry
Voice and Speech for Actors
Devising Theatre and Performance
Acting for Camera
Movement for Actors
Creative Research Project
Working in the Performing Arts Industry
There is a variety of assessments. Most include demonstrating your knowledge through performances, portfolio and course work.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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.
|Campus name||Hinckley Campus|
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
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students.
|UCAS Tariff||64 points|
|A level||CCC||A Levels including Performing Arts/Dance or similar|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP||BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at MMP|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Five GCSEs at Grade 4 (C) including English or equivalent|
You will be required to attend an interview when applying for this course.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.nwslc.ac.uk/course/hnd-performing-arts-acting/
Fees and funding
|England||£5,950 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£5,950 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£5,950 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£5,950 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.