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Musical Theatre HND Top-up HND

Nottingham College

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  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Location

    Mansfield (Expressions Performing Arts Academy)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

**The Higher National Diploma in Musical Theatre is an exciting course which offers an opportunity to further develop and enhance your practical skills to progress into the competitive world of musical theatre. The course provides the chance to develop as an original artist in singing, dancing, and acting through song, in order to achieve a wide-ranging knowledge of the performing arts industry and give your future career a head start. Applicants for this course must already have attained (or expect to achieve) the Higher National Certificate in Musical Theatre (or equivalent). This HND top-up course is provided by Nottingham College in partnership with the Expressions Academy of Performing Arts in Mansfield.****Course Location**This course is based primarily at the Expressions Performing Arts Academy in Mansfield.**About the course**Students will explore the three main areas of singing, dance and acting, as well as the contextual development of musical theatre, both here in the UK and globally.**Modules may include:**- research project - working in the performing arts - acting for musical theatre- dance for musical theatre - vocal techniques and performance- theatre in educationAssessmentAssessment is continuous, providing a range of evidence of your learning. This will include: practical demonstrations and live performances, essays, journals/log books, rehearsal evidence, video evidence, presentations, group projects and e portfolios.**Qualification awarded**Higher National Diploma in Performing Arts (Musical Theatre)**Bursaries**We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2021-22 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information.**Your career and progression**After successfully completing the HND in Musical Theatre, you could top-up to our BA (Hons) Performing Arts, awarded by Nottingham Trent University or a similar course at another provider (subject to entry requirements) or enter into employment. Previous Academy graduates have gone on to work in theatres in the West End, UK and abroad; film and TV, cruise ships, holiday venues, community arts projects or into choreography/teaching.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 9,500per year

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University information

Nottingham College

  • Campus address

    New College Nottingham, City Campus, The Adams Building, Stoney Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1NG, England

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