The Level 3 UAL Extended Diploma in Performing and Production Arts & Design provides young people with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to higher education, or into employment within the Performing arts industry. Learners will build on the skills and techniques developed in the L3 Diploma course in order to further explore, develop and test their creativity within a qualification structure which is stimulating and demanding. Learners will continue on a drama school type focus through being taught how to use their body, voice and elements of design/technology to engage with, entertain and inform audiences. Learners will gain skills in the use of voice and vocal manipulation, dance & movement, physical theatre and mime, text and dialogue, mask design and use, design for performance (including sets, costumes, make-up, lights and sound) and technical management. Learners will be prepared for the real-world of auditions and interviews and might move on into careers in modelling, dance, acting, and screen performance or broadcast presentation.
Our minimum entry criteria may be altered at any stage up to and including enrolment. All offers are subject to a successful interview and completion of an initial and diagnostic assessment.
For some of the programmes we offer you will require:
5 GCSE qualifications at grade A*- C or 9 - 4 including English and /or maths, or equivalent level 2 vocational qualification at merit or above (or pass if equivalent level 2 vocational qualification if pass or fail only).
Preferable English & Maths at Grade C or above,
Successful completion of Year 1 related subject area,
Portfolio with a range of attempts in the subject area should be available at interview.
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Progress onto Foundation Diplomas in Performing Arts, or a range of BA courses including Performing Arts, Technical Theatre. Theatre related employment including Front of House Manager, Assistant Directors, Independent Artist, Voice Actor/coach
Awarding body, assessment method and more
Progression to a number of Drama Schools and Universities including LSBU, Central School of Speech and Drama.
Practical assessment and course work
You will be expected to own your own Digital SLR camera, tutors can advise on which camera to buy at the start of the course. Learners are expected to contribute towards the cost of photographic paper and film and may need a basic art kit, folders and sketchbook though most things are uploaded to Padlet. There are also opportunities to apply for in-house bursaries to cover some costs of materials
University of the Arts London