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Performing Arts BTEC Level 1 Diploma at Burnley College

Course description

A range of skills essential to working in the performing arts industry are covered on this course including personal effectiveness, financial management and technical support.

You will study a variety of disciplines such as sculpture, graphic design, photography, life drawing and painting, textiles, surface pattern design, TV, film and media production, acting, directing, stage management, music composition, sound recording, musical theory and instrumental and vocal skills.

Entry requirements

Two GCSEs at Grade D or above including English Language OR A relevant Foundation Learning qualification including GCSE grade D English Language. There may also be an additional assessment test.


Assessment is via coursework.

Future opportunities

A BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Performing Arts or Music.

Further information

The extensive facilities accessed by our Creative Arts and Media students include Apple Mac and PC suites, art and design studios, a dance studio, a digital video suite including a chroma key studio, industry standard fashion design, textile printing and production facilities, multi-track digital sound recording studios and music and performance rehearsal spaces, including a 160-seater Performance Theatre.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 February 2016
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