Coleg Llandrillo (Llandrillo College)
Performing Arts (Acting) HNC
Coleg Llandrillo (Llandrillo College)

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This HNC Performing Arts programme is specifically designed for students aspiring to follow a career in acting.

It is a strong foundation year in developing acting methods, performance techniques, independent discipline and professional practice; which aims to develop students into well-rounded actors.

The course offers a number of professional development core modules with acting specialisms such as Classical Text, Audition Technique, Acting to Camera, Voice and Movement.

For every 10 credits, students should engage with around 100 notional hours of learning. This will be approximately 30% direct learning contact and 70% independent student learning.

Year 1 (Level 4)

The Performing Arts Industry (15 credits, core) Professional development (15 credits, core) Acting 1 (15 credits, compulsory) Voice and Speech Actors (15 credits, compulsory) Acting for camera (15 credits, compulsory) Movement for Actors (15 credits, compulsory) Auditioning (15 credits, compulsory) Classical Acting (15 credits, compulsory)

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Performing Arts (Acting), HNC you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Assessment method will be linked to industry standards with; reviewed performances, reflective journals, workbooks, coursework and presentations.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

A BTEC Level 3 Extended qualification in Performing Arts (minimum PPP 48 UCAS points) A GCE Advanced Level (accumulating minimum 48 UCAS Points) Other related Level 3 Extended qualifications An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution An international equivalent of the above As with all performance related qualifications any related industry experience can be considered.

Qualification requirements

Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
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Tuition Fees Performing Arts (Acting) HNC

EU £8300 year 1
International £8300 year 1
England UK £8300 year 1
Northern Ireland £8300 year 1
Scotland £8300 year 1
Wales £8300 year 1
Channel Islands £8300 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

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About Coleg Llandrillo (Llandrillo College)

Coleg Llandrillo is an education institution located in the northern region of Wales, and offers an extensive variety of further education and vocational courses for both School Leavers and Adult Learners. As the largest college in Wales, Coleg Llandrillo operates from a total of 12 campus locations, with the Rhos-on-Sea building serving as the main headquarters of the institution. Within each campus, students can find modern and up-to-date facilities that have been designed with their practical and specific needs in mind.

  • Art & Design
  • Engineering & Power Technology
  • Travel & Tourism

Where is this programme taught

Coleg Llandrillo - Rhos on Sea
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