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UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts

This two year fully funded course – delivered in partnership with Stoke-on-Trent College – is perfect for students wishing to develop their skills in dance and the performing arts. Whatever your favourite style of dance, this course will enable you to develop and progress within all dance genres and prepare you for the industry or allow you to progress to the next stages of further training/higher education.

Over the two years students will follow a course that covers many performance genres which include; Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Singing, Drama, Urban, Commercial, Choreography and Lyrical, along with relevant Contextual Studies and Fitness and Nutrition.

You will participate in weekly lessons to develop these techniques and be assessed throughout the duration of the course. This course is delivered over five days during which students receive a greater number of direct contact hours than other courses of this type.

In addition students will benefit from guest tutors and workshops from external industry professionals to further challenge and improve their skills.

  • Year 1

    Students will follow the course outline and complete the required units to allow them to progress through the qualification. Students will study a variety of disciplines and genres which include;

    • Ballet
    • Jazz
    • Contemporary
    • Hip Hop
    • Singing
    • Drama
    • Musical Theatre
    • Urban
    • Commercial
    • Choreography
    • Lyrical
    • Contextual Studies
    • Fitness and Nutrition
    • Guest workshops
  • Year 2

    Students will follow the course outline and complete the required units to allow them to progress through the qualification. Students will study a variety of disciplines and genres which include;

    • Ballet
    • Jazz
    • Contemporary
    • Hip Hop
    • Singing
    • Musical Theatre
    • Urban
    • Commercial
    • Choreography
    • Lyrical
    • Contextual Studies
    • Fitness and Nutrition
    • Guest workshops
    • Historical Context
    • Career/progression advice

Entry Requirements

Aged 16 years +, successful audition and interview.

What Will I Leave With?

Upon successful completion of the course you will achieve the University of the Arts London Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts (equivalent to 3 A-Levels).

You will graduate with the necessary qualification, knowledge and skills required to progresson to vocational training or higher education.