The HNC Performing Arts programme is specifically designed for students aspiring to follow a career in acting. This is a strong foundation year in developing performance techniques, independent discipline and professional practice which aims to develop students into well-rounded performers.
As members of our ‘IntAct’ Theatre Company students will work within a schedule that emulates that of a professional company and emphasis will be given in the first term to preparation for entry to drama schools. Progress from this course can lead to places at accredited drama schools, universities or directly into the profession.
Higher National Certificate - HNC
10 September 2018
Units and Projects will be selected from: Developing Acting Skills, Physical Theatre Production; Naturalistic Acting; Classical Theatre Performance, Creative Arts Professional Practice; Voice and Speech Development and Practice; Creative Arts Research Skills. Singing Techniques and Styles, Innovative Theatre Performance Work and Movement for the Actor Over the year some of these modules will be assessed on at least 2 full scale productions.
Assessment methods include range of coursework assessments such as essays, reports, portfolios, performance, presentations, as well as written examinations and a final year major project. The grades from formal assessments count towards your unit mark.
The balance of assessment by examination and assessment by coursework depends on your course choices.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Chichester Campus|
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||72 points||A typical offer would be 3 D grades at GCE A Level 3 with at least a D grade (24 tariff points) in a relevant subject.|
|A level||DDD||Students are required to have a relevant GCE Advanced Level 3 qualification at grade D or above|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP||Students are required to have at least 90 credits in a relevant subject/module|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 0 credits
M: 30 credits
P: 15 credits
|Students are required to have at least 30 credits at Merit|
|Scottish Higher||DDDDDD||Students are required to have at least 3 subjects relating to the subject of the course|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE at grades C or above are required in English Language and Mathematics|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points||Students must have their primary subject related to this course|
This course is aimed at those students who can demonstrate prior relevant experience, academic or transferable skills in Dance/Drama/Music or related studies in the Performing Arts. Aptitude in Performing Arts is usually demonstrated by a solo piece and/group exercise during an obligatory audition session.
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||No factor below 5.5. For those resident in the UK who have suitable work experience, a college English test is available to show competency in English.|
|Channel Islands||£6,500||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,500||Year 1|