Performing Arts (Acting) HND
This course is for students who want to progress their acting and devising skills beyond Level 3/Advanced level.
The course will focus on acting methodologies, devising skills, facilities operations in the arts and directing.
It will also develop the skills needed to run a creative business as well as developing personal professional practice in the acting profession.
You will study a broad range of topics related to acting including:
- Development of Acting Skills
- Alternative Approaches to Acting
- Devising Performance
- Movement for the Actor
- Naturalistic Acting and Theatre Directing
You will attend college for two days a week and ideally work in a performance discipline, paid or voluntary (eg being member of an amateur troupe or company).
You will be assessed by a variety of methods including:
- case studies,
- public performance.
- Matt Holmes BA (Hons), PGCE
- Charmaine Bray BEd (Hons)
- Becky Harvey BA (Hons), PGCE
- John Oram MA
Students must have a Level 3 qualification in a relevant performance related discipline, and five GCSEs A*-C. You will also need to attend a personal interview.
Age 25 plus entry is considered on an individual basis with the course tutor in lieu of experience, enthusiasm and other forms of evidence of aptitude.
How to Apply
Please apply directly to Strode College, either online or complete the application form in the middle of the Higher Education Prospectus.
Applications for Higher Education courses at Strode College are accepted throughout the year.
Conditional or unconditional offers will be made subject to appropriate qualifications and or experience, successful interview and a relevant academic or vocational reference.
Acceptance of place offers is expected within three weeks of an offer being made. Please direct applications to central admissions.
2013-2014 HE Term Dates
The Higher Education term dates for 2013-14 are:
- w/c 16 September 2013 - w/e 20 December 2013
- w/c 6 January 2014 - w/e 4 April 2014
- w/c Tue 22 April 2014 - w/e13 June 2014
Successful completion of the HND can lead to a Level 6 course of study, subject to entry criteria, at other universities. Please note there is a deadline for progression applications and places may be subject to availability.
Level: Level 5
Award: HND Diploma
Awarding Body: Edexcel (Pearson)
Length: 2 years
Contact: Strode College Admissions Team