Entry requirements/criteria You will need a minimum of 48 UCAS points from either a Level 3 course such as A/AS level or an Extended Diploma or equivalent qualification such as an NVQ Level 3 or relevant industry experience. You will require good written skills and ability to manage assignments and work placement. It would be advantageous to have a passion for working in a performing arts industry setting or related work and willingness to want to develop practice.
Students who are non-native English speakers and who have not undertaken their final two years of schooling in English, will need to demonstrate capability in English at a standard equivalent to Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2 or PTE 51 or IELTS 5.5; Reading and Writing must be at 5.5 or equivalent.
Information about the composition of the programme: At Level 4 students gain a broad introduction to the subject area, while allowing for the acquisition of skills and experience. Students will gain a wide range of Performing Arts knowledge tied to practical skills gained in research, self-study, directed study and workplace scenarios. At Level 5 students will develop a sound understanding of the principles in their field of study and will have learnt to apply those principles more widely. They will have learnt to evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to solving problems. They will be able to perform effectively in their chosen field and will have the qualities necessary for employment in situations requiring the exercise of personal responsibility and decision-making.
Methods of assessment of the programme: Assessments and projects are chosen to help students progress to the next stage. Students are required to apply their knowledge to a variety of assignments and activities, with a focus on the holistic development of practical, interpersonal and higher-level thinking skills.
The award obtained upon successful completion of the programme: Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Performing Arts (Musical Theatre)
Location of study: Bexhill College, Penland Road
Length of programme: 2 years
Programme regulation: Pearson
Programme accreditation: Pearson
Total course costs: £5,300 per year
We continually review and where appropriate, revise the range of modules on offer to reflect changes in the subject and ensure the best student experience. We will inform applicants of any changes to the course structure before enrolment.
We continually review and where appropriate, revise the range of units on offer to reflect changes in the subject and ensure the best student experience. We will inform applicants of any changes to the course structure before enrolment.Apply Now