Performing Arts UAL Level 2 Diploma - City of Wolverhampton College

Performing Arts UAL Level 2 Diploma

Performing Arts UAL Level 2 Diploma

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Performing Arts UAL Level 2 Diploma

If acting, singing, dancing, or theatre production is your passion then you can take the first steps to an exciting career at City of Wolverhampton College. From performing on stage, TV or film to dancing or choreography, there are so many career and progression opportunities in this exciting, dynamic and creative industry, all of which we will prepare you for while studying with us.

The UAL Level 2 Diploma is a one year course, equivalent to four GCSEs, and is a foundation for students who wish to pursue a career in performing arts.

You will develop skills in acting techniques, performing arts business, dance performance and musical theatre, and will have regular opportunities to demonstrate your learning as part of our performing arts showcases and acting shows throughout the year.

In addition, to enhance your learning, you will complete 30 hours work experience or work-related activities throughout the course.

Our creative arts courses have been named the best in the country and earned the college a prestigious national award. We have been named Training Provider of the Year at the Creative and Cultural Skills Awards 2019! Our creative arts department is forward thinking, innovative, committed and that's why we have been nationally recognised.

Awarded Arts Mark Gold status by Arts Council England for our excellent courses and links with employers we pride ourselves on producing work-ready students equipped with the skills and knowledge to be a success in the industry.

The course is accredited by the University of the Arts London (UAL) Awarding Body (UAL) - a specialist awarding body offering up-to-date qualifications in the creative industries. It is owned by, and based within, University of the Arts London.  City of Wolverhampton College is the only college in the Black Country, and one of only a few in the Midlands, to be accredited and offer qualifications from University of Arts London. 

Also, if you earn less than £30,000 per year and aged 19 or over, you could study this course for FREE!

To access this course you are required to: 

  • Have four or more GCSESs at Grade C / 4 or above
  • Attend an interview with a member of the college's admissions team
  • Attend an audition and perform a suitable piece of your own choice 

During this course you will study:

  • Musical theatre
  • Performing arts business
  • Dance performance
  • Performing scripted plays
  • Acting skills

By studying this course you will:

  • Be part of programme of study that has excellent pass rates
  • Be taught by our enthusiastic, experienced and talented performing arts lecturing team
  • Learn how to create a character on stage
  • Develop your overall self-confidence
  • Learn how to work in groups to develop a performance
  • Learn how to perform in musical theatre, or as a singer
  • Learn how to develop and perform dance
  • Be able to create and utilise theatrical texts
  • Learn how to discuss live productions and learn from theatre visits
  • Understand how all of the skills you are learning can be applied in the industry
  • Improve your knowledge of what Performing Arts opportunities are available
  • Gain valuable team working and communication skills by taking part in various shows
  • Improve your employability skills
  • Learn in a Creative Arts Department awarded 'Arts Mark Gold' by Arts Council England for the level and quality of our education provision in creative industries

The course is project/assignment based and assessment is continuous throughout the year both in lessons, set work and shows. Each unit will be assessed and awarded with a final grade of pass, merit or distinction. Some units may be subject to external assessment.

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to:

  • Pursue a career in acting, performance, presenting, choreography, dancing, singing or theatre production
  • Progress on to the UAL Level 3 Diploma in Performing Arts followed by the Extended Diploma in Performing Arts which is equivalent to three A Levels and leads to employment or higher education courses at college or university

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04/09/2023

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