Level 1 Diploma in Performing Arts
No formal entry requirements are required but you should have a reasonable command of written and spoken English, as well as basic numeracy skills.
You will be invited to attend a taster workshop session as part of the audition process.
Who is the course for
This one year course offers opportunities for you to develop with specialist teachers/industry professionals and to do numerous performances per term. Our students are typically those who wish to develop their technique and skills as performers.
Course units include:
- Acting skills
- Dance and movement skills
- Musical theatre
- Music, singing
- Vocal skills
- Individual and group work
- Theatre trips
- Collaborative work with other student groups.
Student will also gain a functional skills qualification.
Each project and its content will be clearly outlined by your tutor in the form of a brief. In a vocational context, that aims to replicate and prepare you for real live situations in the industry, you will be assessed through rehearsals, practical performances and reflections on your work. A variety of skills will be explored and you will be supported by your tutors to develop these. You will be expected to rehearse in your own time, in addition to during class time when working towards a performance.
How is the course assessed
We are very pleased to be running the new UAL qualification. This course puts you, the student at the centre of your training. We look at the skills and strengths that you bring and develop them, helping you to reach your full potential. Using the format of a professional company, your work is guided towards consistently high standards expected from our industry.
Where next - Further Studies
Progression onto the Level 2 Diploma in Performing Arts or Music.
Where next - Job Opportunities
Successful students can work in a range of roles, these may include working in Creative Industries such as: events, museums, production, tv, theatres, publishing radio, advertising and marketing. You will build the confidence and skills to tackle any interview or job you wish to pursue.
Last updated: 30 June 2016
How to Apply
To apply for a course choose one of these methods:
- Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
- Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.
When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.
- Hayes Campus: Course Starting Mon 05 September 2016
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Where: Hayes Campus
When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00