Foundation Degree Performing ArtsWest Herts College
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- Foundation degree
- Watford (Inghilterra)
Cosa impari in questo corso?
The programme is suitable for any individual looking for a vocationally biased form of education within the area of Creative Industries
The normal entry requirements for the programme are:
60 UCAS points (including one GCE A level, appropriate specialist national diplomas or equivalent) plus 5 GCSEs at grade C or above.
In addition, applicants will be evaluated against the following criteria:
1. Portfolio of work demonstrating their interest and potential ability
2. Satisfactory academic reference
3. Personal statement
Returning students with alternative or additional experience within art and design or appropriate subject areas will be particularly welcome to apply.
Information about the course
Performing Arts: embraces every discipline within the generation of a "performed" product. The utilisation of dance, music and acting skills together with the production elements such as lighting, audio, scenic design, technical stage management and relevant business practices.
This two year full-time programme is one of seven titles being offered under the umbrella award of Creative Enterprise Foundation Degree at West Herts College. The programme has been developed and will be administered by the University of Hertfordshire.
The programme addresses the thinking, processes, attitudes and skills that are common to all creative activities. It provides a structure that enables students from a variety of starting-points to develop their own creativity within a context provided by the industries and organisations that utilise this creativity. The creative sector is comprehensively mapped by national, regional and local organisations and there is a common view as to their extent.
Student work on the programme is generated by project briefs that deliver structured opportunities to meet module learning outcomes, within scenarios that reflect current vocational practice
The foundation degree integrates academic and work-based learning through close collaboration between employers and programme providers. It builds upon a long history of design and delivery of vocational qualifications in higher education. Foundation degrees are vocationally focused and equip learners with the skills and knowledge relevant to their employment and the needs of employers. The programme also provides a pathway for life-long learning and the opportunity to progress to other qualifications.
The programme consists of a series of modules which are delivered within semesters at HE levels 1 and 2.
Work Based Learning 1A
Skills, Processes and Technologies
Work Based Learning Project
Entrepreneurship and Business Practice
This programme will prepare students for progression into employment or, depending on achievement, a BA Honours degree in Performing Arts at North Hertfordshire College.