BACHELOR IN PERFORMING ARTS , CINEMA , FILM AND ENTERTAINMENT
Graduates of the BA in Set Design program will have the theoretical, technical, and practical skills to launch a career as:
Opera, ballet and prose set and costume design; Musicals and concerts set design; Exhibitions and events set design; Music videos and advertising set design; Fashion shows and photo shootings set design; Cinema and television set and costume design
Graduates in Set Design may also choose to continue their studies in related disciplines such as: theatre design (opera), event & land live performance design, multimedia design, and costume design.
Working across disciplines of acting, music and movement, this exciting and collaborative course responds to the creative industry demands of today by developing artists who will graduate as multi-skilled creative performers and practitioners.
If you don't meet the entry requirements for a BA, you can study this course as an extended, four-year programme. You'll begin by taking a foundation year which prepares you for a successful transition to the BA degree. This means it will take you four years to complete the course full-time, and eight years to complete the course part-time.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
You will work collaboratively and creatively with your peers, exploring and blending the disciplines of music, movement and acting. Experiencing a range of contemporary performance methodologies, you will develop skills as both performer and performance maker, enabling you to establish your own authentic and relevant creative practice.
You will be taught by a team of academics and professional artistic practitioners with a combined wealth of experience as makers, performers and researchers. Professional guest speakers will provide lectures, tailored workshops, master classes and opportunities, which will provide a direct link to the creative arts industry.
About the Foundation Year
You will study acting, dance, physical theatre and community theatre through six distinctive modules. You will participate in a variety of dynamic projects and learn about current trends in the performing arts. The course content is specifically chosen to reflect the diverse nature of our students and this is evident through the themes, practitioners and subject matter covered. You will learn in a highly supportive environment where you can develop the self-confidence, knowledge, skills and understanding for further study.
Each module focuses on developing your understanding of the techniques intrinsic to the separate disciplines and will prepare you for a successful entry onto your chosen degree pathway listed below.
- BA (Hons) Dance: Urban Practice
- BA (Hons) Performing Arts
- BA (Hons) Drama, Applied Theatre and Performance