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Performing Arts - Level 3 Triple Diploma


This course allows you to start your journey for employment in the performing arts industry. This is a study package that enables you to gain your GCSEs and valuable work experience in your chosen field of study. You will study, perform and investigate all genres of performance alongside learning about the thousands of job roles associated with performance. This is a 2 year course to enable you to progress onto a Level 4 course and the industry.  

Next course dates

Start date Location Duration
02 Sep 2024
University Centre
2 Years

Where can this subject lead?

Career progression

This course prepares you for a range of careers in the performing arts industry from acting to musical theatre performer, presenter, stage manager, back stage and technical theatre.

Key information

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade 4 or above in English and Maths

  • A successful interview with a tutor
  • The ability to study independently
  • A genuine interest in the subject
  • Good communication skills
  • Hardworking approach towards the industry

Essential Skills - English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won't delay your career journey because you're working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Qualification obtained

Extended Diploma in Performing and Production Arts

Extra costs and equipment

There are no mandatory costs. Trips and visits are arranged throughout the year. Some are free of charge and some are optional.

Tuition Fees

Read our tuition fees guide.

Regulation and Accreditation

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: UAL

Regulatory Body: Ofsted

Terms and Conditions

Read our full terms and conditions for more information.

Regulation and Accreditation

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: UAL

Regulatory Body: Ofsted

What will I learn?

Industry placement, field trips and guest speakers

Our students participate in a range of bespoke and career relevant opportunities throughout the academic year. Current placements include the Grand Theatre and Leftcoast. There is also constant engagement with industry professionals, most recently our students have worked with Ballet Rambert, The Royal Exchange, Generick Vapeur this list is not exhaustive and our students benefit from working with these companies and can site this on their CV for future.

How will I be assessed?

How will I be assessed?

Work is assessed through studio presentations, performance and portfolio.