University Centre at Salford City College

HNC Performing Arts (Performance) University Centre at Salford City College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

TEF Bronze

University Centre at Salford City College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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This dynamic one-year course has been designed to provide a professionally focused, industry-based training and preparation for drama school, university or employment as
a performer within the theatre, TV and film industries.
The course has strong partnerships with local theatres, acting agents, creative organisations and employers in Salford and Greater Manchester such as BBC and ITV, The Lowry, Contact Theatre, The Kings Arms Theatre, Greater Manchester Police, Red Door Management and Lime Productions. Through these partnerships, the teaching team are able to offer highly relevant, realistic and industry-standard training.

Course details


In addition to the core units of creative arts professional practice and creative arts research skills you can expect to study six of the optional units such as Naturalistic Acting, Acting for Camera, Classical Acting, Movement for the actor, Dancing for Musical theatre, Singing for Musical theatre, Musical theatre performance and
Theatre Directing.

Assessment method

The course is intensive and you will be expected to engage in informed debates about current issues in the performing arts and consider the contexts through which your own art form has evolved. Assessment will be through a range of performance opportunities alongside research projects, online portfolios and presentations.

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 PA01
Institution code S11
Campus name Eccles Sixth Form College
Campus code -

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 48 - 64 points

Additional entry requirements


There is a requirement to attend an audition as part of the admissions process.



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,500 Year 1
England £7,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,500 Year 1
Scotland £7,500 Year 1
Wales £7,500 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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University Centre at Salford City College
Pendleton Centre
Dronfield Road
M6 7FR

Course contact details

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