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Creative Arts (Drama, Dance, Music) Access to Higher Education Diploma Level 3 at City College Plymouth

Course description

This one year course provides you with a thorough grounding in the Creative Arts, with a focus on drama, dance and music. Designed as a pathway to higher education, it will allow you to develop the academic and practical skills required to enter higher education or return to study. You will explore your art form, develop a portfolio of experience and knowledge whilst honing your academic skills to enable progression on to our degree programmes or to universities. 

Course content

You'll get hands-on experience through a broad range of projects to develop a solid grounding in the key areas of the creative arts. Alongside your main studies, the Access course is designed to ensure that you achieve a maths and English qualifications at t appropriate level for entry to higher education. 

Entry requirements

To succeed on this course you need to be committed towards your study and focused upon your career choice. This route is designed for adult students (19+). Funding is not available for those aged 18 and under, and we would recommend that alternative vocational qualifications are considered which support progression on to further or higher education and employment. 


Assessment methods will include a variety of teaching and learning strategies. 

Future opportunities

This course will prepare you academically for university-level courses at the College, or for progression on to a range of universities. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City College Plymouth directly.

Last updated date: 24 February 2016

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