Our full-time BTEC Higher National Diploma in Performing Arts is taking the dynamic and groundbreaking work of UpStageRight: Nescot Performing Arts to a higher level. Based at Nescot College this two-year specialist vocational programme provides you with a diverse range of skills and techniques to prepare you for life and your career.
Students on NESCOT higher education course are typically taught in class sizes of 16 or fewer. Details of the course timetable will be available at the course induction.
|Study Type:||Full Time|
|Academic Level:||Level 5|
|UCAS Course Code||074W|
|UCAS Abbreviated Title||HND/PA|
|UCAS Institutional Code||N49|
We work both as a Company and within the wider industry to ensure a strong, work-related emphasis and focus to all of your training. The course provides a thorough grounding and education in all the key techniques, concepts and practical skills required in the Performing Arts Industry alongside a qualification that is nationally recognised by employers and agents allowing progression directly into employment or to a top up degree. Our industry trained tutors and excellent facilities offer the best level of training and guidance, in addition to continuing to push artistic boundaries and explore ways to broaden both you and the industry.
The course is made up of sixteen units - seven core units, which everyone takes, and nine specialist units. The specialist units enable you to study particular areas in depth. The course team will discuss with course members the choice of specialist units.
The minimum entry qualifications for the programme are:
From A levels:64 UCAS Tariff points
BTEC:64 UCAS Tariff points
Plus: GCSE (9 - 4): minimum of five subject including Mathematics and English Language.
We will consider a range of alternative qualifications or experience that is equivalent to the typical offer.
Applications from international students with equivalent qualifications are welcome.
A minimum IELTS score of 6 overall, with no element below 5.5, or equivalent is required for those for whom English is not their first language.
After completion of the HND Performing Arts course progression either directly into employment within the Industry or to a BA Top Up course at various Universities and Drama Schools would be appropriate.
The BTEC Higher Nationals have been developed with career progression and recognition by professional bodies in mind. Details of exemptions and professional bodies are published on the Pearson website under the qualification title.