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Music - Level 1 Diploma in Music, Performance & Production Arts UAL at Wakefield College

Course description

A practical course providing an opportunity to explore and study a variety of different areas within the performing arts. With the support of staff you will develop confidence, communication, presentation and time management skills and create work to fulfil your personal goals. Throughout the year there will be opportunities to watch live performance at different venues

 

Course content

Topics may include: Acting Skills Dance Skills, Music Performance Skills, Preparing Performing Arts Work and Presenting Performing arts Work, You will also work towards Functional Skills qualifications in Maths and English. Maths and English are key elements of any full-time programme of study in College. If you do not already have a GCSE at grade A*-C (or new grade 9-4) in these subjects, you will need to attend sessions allocated on your timetable. These are varied and designed to cater for all ability levels. You will receive advice and guidance regarding the correct level for you. Skills in Maths and English will support your full-time course, assisting you with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing your own finances and interpretation of data, to mention just a few. They will also help you in the future. Most employers are looking for ability in these areas and the majority of university courses require you to have Maths and English GCSEs at A*-C (or new grade 9-4). This is why the development of Maths and English is so important, whatever your field of study.

 

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs at A*-G (or new grade 9-1)
 

Assessment

Through performances, practical and theoretical based project work in performing arts.

Financial information

Tuition and certification are free if you are aged 16-18 years old. Related additional costs may include materials, equipment, visits, residential etc. which are payable by all students.

Any student entered/registered with an Awarding Body who has been given free entry and then withdraws or is withdrawn by a tutor will incur the certification fee associated with the course. Any re-sit examination will incur a cost.

Different fees apply to international students. 

Future opportunities

Further study

On successful completion of the course you will be able to move on to the Level 2 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts.

Career opportunities

As the course is designed to give you an insight to the industry you would normally progress onto a higher level course which would enable you to find work in a wide range of areas related to the performing arts.

Further information

If you require further information please contact: The Course Information Team on 01924 789111


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How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 16 May 2018
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    • The Waterton Building (Postcode WF1 2EW)



      Situated less than a mile from Wakefield Westgate Train station and the main College campus, the Waterton Building houses the Performing Arts provision at Wakefield College. With over £1m spent in 2012 on this facility, the Waterton Building offers performance space, dance and drama studios and classrooms, plus industry standard equipment and facilities for our students.

      The pinnacle of the building is the superb new professional 220 seat theatre venue.