BA (Hons) Performing Arts (Top-Up)

Key Facts
  • Starts September 2023
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration One Year
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Have you got an HND, foundation degree or equivalent qualification in a performing arts or events production subject? Have you thought about topping it up to a full degree? With an extra year of study, you can gain a BA (Hons) qualification and develop your knowledge and understanding of a range of contexts in which performance and production have developed and are practised. Today’s performance and production industries demand highly trained, professional practitioners who can demonstrate a clear understanding of contemporary creative performance and production techniques. If you want a career in performing arts and the wider industry, this is the course for you.

What will I learn

Course modules: • Advanced Performance Practice • Final Major Project • Performance Investigation • Researching the Arts

How will I learn

You will learn in a variety of ways including lectures, seminars, learner-developed seminars, practical classes, project-based work including final major performance projects, master classes from visiting professionals and independent research activities. These will also be supported by group and one to one tutorials to really support you in getting the best out of your studies.

What's next

You will leave with many highly sought after skills such as the ability to communicate effectively and with confidence, being able to shape and use industry-standard materials and equipment creatively and with imagination, as well as furthering your performance and production skills. This course could lead you into postgraduate study where you will be able to further your learning journey or directly into employment in the industry. Pathways open to you at the end of your studies include running your own company and performing and production management.

Additional Information

Assessment activities include a combination of assignments, presentations, practical workshops and the completion of a personal development portfolio. You also take part in a number of public performances, designed to assess both your rehearsal techniques and live performance skills.

This higher education course is in partnership with Teesside University
Study locally in our fantastic studios, workshops and theatre
Learn from our industry experienced tutors and technicians
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