Performing Arts (Acting) UCEN Manchester (The Manchester College)


Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

The course offers high quality practical and intensive technical training to expand, unleash and develop performance skills and create students who act as agents of change and development in the performing arts industry. The course aims to give students of all ages and backgrounds an opportunity to study and develop their performance and acting skills within a wide range of mediums, from live performance through to TV and film. Students receive assistance from the college in many ways, this includes television preparation and showcases, audition preparation and audition alerts. The Arden is also unique because it has its own agency which represents all students and has string links with Beverley Keogh Casting, acclaimed for their work with shows such as The Street, The Accused, Shameless and Scott and Bailey. The course is designed to be diverse, practical and industry relevant to reflect careers within the performing arts and acting profession. At the end of the course students will take part in a professional mini-showcase which is attended by casting agents and industry professionals.

  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Shena Simon Campus

  • Start date

    17 September 2018

  • Duration

    1 year

Course details


• The Performing Arts industry
• Professional development
• Acting 1
• Voice and speech for actors
• Movement for actors
• Devising theatre and performance
• Physical theatre
• Acting 2.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code 014W
Institution code M10
Campus name Shena Simon Campus
Campus code 8

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

The Manchester College is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points

GCSE English and Mathematics grade C/level 5

Additional entry requirements



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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