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Performing Arts (general pathway)/ HND Performing Arts (acting pathway) (Level 5 Higher National Certificate) (Level 5 Diploma)

Pearson-BTEC
Performing Arts

Course Overview

This dynamic, multi-faceted course will provide you with a path to employment in a variety of on stage and off stage careers such as community performing arts, broadcasting, drama therapy and professional theatre. Building on your previous qualifications and experience, the course will allow you to enhance your skills in preparation for further studies at university level. Students of the course have been prize winners each year in the Northern Ireland Inter College Performing Arts Competitions. The course is delivered in our exceptionally well resourced Foyle Building, complete with a 170-seat theatre, dressing rooms, stage craft and property workshops and costume store. Lighting and sound equipment are of the highest professional standard. Numerous public performances take place here, and all students get many opportunities to be on stage or in offstage support roles. In the last few years our programme has included ambitious live theatre versions of films such as Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, Shaun of the Dead and The Big Lebowski. Students with acting, dance or technical theatre experience are encouraged to apply.
  • Start Date
    1 Sep 2021
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    1 Year (HNC) 2 Year (HND)
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate / Diploma Performing Arts
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2021
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
Two young female students walking and laughing together

Course Modules

  • Choreography 2
  • Auditioning
  • Management role
  • Directing
  • Sound design
  • Acting 2
  • Professional development
  • The performing arts industry
  • Creative research
  • Acting 1
  • Acting for camera
  • Choreography 1
  • Stagecraft
  • Musical theatre history in practice (singing/ acting)
  • Dance for camera
  • Working in the performing arts industry
  • Physical theatre
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

32 UCAS Points. Interview required;You will also be expected to complete a satisfactory audition as part of the assessment process. Students with acting, dance or technical theatre experience are encouraged to apply.

ROI Requirements

32 UCAS Points. Interview required; You will also be expected to complete a satisfactory audition as part of the assessment process. Students with acting, dance or technical theatre experience are encouraged to apply.

Enquiry

  • Image of Ryan Carlyle (Drylining)
    I choose to train as an apprentice because it was very important to me that I could work and earn money while studying towards my qualification.
    Ryan Carlyle (Drylining)
  • Image of Joycie Rajan
    I have always enjoyed Engineering and Computer Science. My course at NWRC has helped me secure a place at Queens University.
    Joycie Rajan

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