Course Overview

The Extended Diploma in Performing Arts builds on and extends the learning undertaken on the Level 3 Diploma course and will further prepare you for progression to Higher Education or related employment adding depth, sophistication and synthesis. There is the opportunity to explore an area of specialist study and context. This leads to a substantial self-directed performing arts project for an appropriate audience.

Successful completion of the course leads to a UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing and Production Arts.

Course Structure

The Level 3 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts is a broad diagnostic course giving you an overview of different perspectives and approaches within performing and production arts or related subjects of study or work. You will develop the ability to research, analyse and evaluate relevant information in order to develop creative solutions to complex problems. You will learn how to use practical methods and skills for creative production for appropriate audiences whilst being able to review their effectiveness for further improvement. You will also begin to take responsibility for the research, planning, time management and actions necessary to access progression opportunities in Higher Education or related work.

On successful completion of the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts you will be in a position to progress to Higher Education study in an area related to performing arts. Alternatively, you may progress to entry-level employment in the performing arts sector.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at a minimum of Grade C/4 including English and Mathematics and successful completion of the Performing Arts Level 3 Diploma.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
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Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088349.
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Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
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For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.
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