Overview top

This programme has been designed to provide an engaging and stimulating introduction to the world of performing arts. Delivered in partnership with the Creative Seed dance and carnival company the award offers a choice of pathways for learners designed to provide programmes of study to suit individual needs. The programme is intended to inspire and enthuse learners to consider a career in the performing arts sector and is aimed at learners who have made a choice to focus their learning and career development in performing arts.

Learners will study the following mandatory units:

  • Unit 1: Individual Showcase

  • Unit 2: Preparation, Performance and Production

  • Unit 8: The Performing Arts Industry

  • Unit 9: Performance in Context

  • Unit 37: Performing Arts Enterprise

Pathways that are available include:

  • Acting

  • Dance

  • Production

  • Musical Theatre

  • Music Performance

The programme also provides opportunities for learners to focus on the development of learning and thinking skills, and English and mathematics knowledge in a performing arts context.

Entry Requirements top

No formal qualifications are required.

Assessment top

There will be two externally assessed units, the remaining units are internally assessed.

Professional Opportunities top

Successful learners can apply to continue studying on one of our level 3 programmes here at South Tyneside College. Full advice and guidance on progression routes and opportunities will be offered throughout the programme.

Dates & Fees

Reduced fees may be applicable depending upon your personal circumstances, please contact us for details
Start End 16-18 Year Old 19+ Tution Fee
4/9/2017 29/6/2018 Free £1225.00
*Fee for non-UK residents
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