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Performing Arts BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Ivybridge Community College

Course description

This two-year course provides an excellent stepping stone for those wishing to pursue a career in the Performing Arts, or would like to progress onto an appropriately related course or occupation. This course will lead to a Level 3 Diploma in Performing Arts (equivalent to two A Levels) and can be studied alongside two additional A Levels.

As well as providing students with the opportunity to learn, enhance, and combine various Performing Arts skills, such as acting, directing, dance and singing, the course also offers students a unique insight into working within the Performing Arts industry. Students will work together, in a similar way to that of a professional performance company, to produce a variety of exciting performances.

The EDEXCEL BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Performing Arts is a 120 credit and 720 guided learning hours (GLH) qualification that consists of three core units plus eight specialist units.

Core Units:

Performance Workshop (10 credits / 60 GLH)

Performing Arts Business (10 credits / 60 GLH)

Performing to an Audience (10 credits / 60 GLH)

Specialist Units:

Examples include

Contemporary Theatre Performance (10 credits /60 GLH)

Musical Theatre Performance (10 credits / 60 GLH)

Developing Movement Skills (10 credits / 60 GLH)

Entry requirements

4 or more GCSEs at grade C or above, or, otherrelated Level 2 qualifications, such as BTEC Firstqualification / GNVQ Intermediate in anappropriate vocational area / related workexperience.In special circumstances students are eligiblethrough good references and perceivedsuitability. These students may be placed on a trialbasis until they can prove they are able to copewith the demands of the course.Applicants will be expected to audition in order toassess their suitability for this course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ivybridge Community College directly.

Last updated date: 08 September 2016

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