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Performing Arts (Top Up) BA (Hons)

Bournemouth and Poole College

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Building on the knowledge and skills you've learned, this one-year personalised 'Top up' degree will reinforce your specialist techniques. You'll continue your practical training and when you graduate you will also have a showreel to showcase your talents to prospective employers.

Who is it for?

Anyone who has achieved a foundation degree in performing arts.

What courses can I do after this?

Students with the appropriate level of qualification can progress to a MA in performing Arts or a teaching qualification.

What jobs can I get?

We can provide full-time learners the opportunity to enter employment in the Performing Arts sector such as Acting (Film Theatre and TV), Singing, Variety, Musical Theatre, Contemporary Theatre, Classical Theatre, Commercial Dance, Contemporary Dance, Production roles (Lights, Sound, and Stage Manager etc) or to progress to vocational qualifications such as an FDA in Contemporary and Musical Theatre and Contemporary Dance at Bournemouth and Poole College. Alongside the Performing Arts and entertainment industry, the transferable skills you will develop will enable you to find work in various industries i.e. Customer Service, Project Management, Team Leading, Professional Development, Recruitment, Sales, Media, Events Management and Advertising.

Course Content

The course is made up of a mixture of practical and theoretical sessions, independant learning and continual Assessment through a series of practical performances, written assignments and oral presentations.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

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Students should have: An FDA in performing arts (or equivalent); Four GCSE passes at grade 4 (formerly C) minimum, including Maths* and English or equivalent, plus Two A Levels or an equivalent Level 3 qualification e.g. BTEC Extended Diploma or NVQ3 or Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Creative and Media may be considered in combination with other qualifications, or An Access to Higher Education Diploma Relevant subjects: Dance, Performing Arts, Drama. Students are considered on a case by case basis and by their ability and


University information

Bournemouth and Poole College

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth and Poole College of Further Education, North Road, Poole, Poole, BH14 0LS, England

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