To start on this course you need:
At least 4 GCSEs at minimum grade C/4, preferably including English and maths
a relevant Level 2 qualification, including English and maths requirements.
You will be invited to show relevant examples of your creative work at interview.
(If you will not have the above qualifications, you may be able to start by doing a year on the Level 2 course in Theatre Production before applying to move on to this Level 3 course)
If English is not your first language, please click here for IELTS requirements.
The course covers a broad range of styles and techniques that are demonstrated through collaborations with performance and production students resulting in public performances and exhibitions.
Facilities include a range of scenic craft and production facilities, wardrobe and costume studio, the main construction workshop with wood, metal and plastics bays, casting, finishing and stage prop workshops, scene dock and industrial paint frame.
If you have less than grade C/4 in GCSE English or Maths, you will also study that subject at college.
Students will be expected to provide the following kit:
- PPE (personal protective equipment): steel toe capped boots
- Tools: scale ruler, portable usb flashdrive
- Suitable work clothes (overalls)
After 1 year
you can achieve a University of the Arts London (UAL) Level 3 Diploma in Production Arts (Design).
This means you can apply for the Extended Diploma course (below).
After 2 years
you can achieve a University of the Arts London (UAL) Extended Diploma in Production Arts (Design).
This is equivalent to 3 A Levels. This means you can apply for university level courses or seek work in industry. You could also apply to many other specialist courses at universities/drama schools. The qualification attracts 72, 120 and 168 UCAS tariff points for Pass, Merit and Distinction grades respectively.
See UCAS tariff point values for these qualifications
Funding & Financial Support