Bournemouth and Poole College

Performing Arts Bournemouth and Poole College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Arts University Bournemouth


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Course summary

TEF Bronze

Bournemouth and Poole College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

Find out more about the TEF.

This programme is for students interested in furthering their performance skills and gaining a deeper knowledge of Music Theatre, Contemporary Theatre, or Dance depending on the pathway chosen.

Course details


Each pathway comprises a mixture of practical and theoretical sessions with a strong emphasis on the integration of both. Tutors include a wide range of specialists from the College’s large, full-time Performing Arts team, supplemented by an intensive work experience project and a programme of workshops led by visiting industry professionals. Students will be continually assessed through a series of practical performances, written assignments, and oral presentations. There is an expectation of 100% attendance to pass the programme. Please note that auditions are held to determine suitability to the chosen pathway.

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

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

Course code 54D2
Institution code B49
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points Four GCSE passes at grade C minimum, including Maths* and English or equivalent, plus
Two A Levels or an equivalent Level 3 qualification e.g. BTEC Extended Diploma or NVQ3 or
Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Creative and Media may be considered in combination with other qualifications, or
An Access to Higher Education Diploma
*UCAS tariff points 48 from two full A Levels or equivalent, including one full A Level at 32 tariff points (i.e. grade C) in a relevant subject.
Relevant subjects: Dance, Performing Arts, Drama*

International entry requirements :-
If you are not from an English Language speaking country, you will need to have a minimum of UKVI IELTS 6.0. We accept a wide range of academic qualifications awarded overseas and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines for international comparisons

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £6,000 Year 1
EU £6,000 Year 1
England £6,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,000 Year 1
Scotland £6,000 Year 1
Wales £6,000 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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Bournemouth and Poole College
North Road
BH14 0LS

Clearing contact details

BPC Admissions Team

01202 205339

Course contact details

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Higher Education Unit

01202 205180