West Herts College has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Our HNC/D Performing Arts programme is specifically designed to enhance individual creativity and versatility – preparing you for employment within the competitive creative industries.
Students are supported through a number of core and specialised units, each focusing on practical lessons and creative development.
The skills you develop have a strong emphasis on becoming independent practitioners. We want you to have what it takes to establish a successful career in a world where your options include: performing, directing, choreographing, teaching and arts administration.
What will I study?
In year one (HNC) of this course, all students will study the following modules:
Creative Arts Research Skills (Core)
Creative Arts Professional Practice (Core)
Acting for Camera
Development of Acting Skills
Theatre in Education
You will then choose from the following modules depending on your pathway:
Innovative Theatre Performance Work (Acting)
Devising Theatre (Acting)
Movement for Actor (Acting)
Singing for Musical Theatre (Musical)
Acting for Musical Theatre (Musical)
Dance for Musical Theatre (Musical)
Year two (HND) will see students focus more on their Acting or Musical theatre pathway:
Preparation, process and Production in the Creative Arts (Core)
Performing Arts Workshop Leadership
Acting for Camera
Applied Contemporary Performance
Movement for Actor
Physical Theatre Performance
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.
If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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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Additional fee information
Clearing contact details
West Herts College - Clearing
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