Foundation Degree (FdA) Performance & Education - Music pathway Awarded by UCLan

23504W1 | School for the Arts - Wigan
Start Date | Sept 18
Time/Day | TBA

Is this course for me?

This course provides a broad critical, analytical and contextual understanding of the performing arts, specialising in music. It aims to develop professional, practical and analytical skills that are essential for the performing arts and transferable to other industrial contexts. During the duration of the course, students will plan, facilitate, deliver and evaluate projects that apply music participatory and performance subject expertise in social, educational, community and other socially engaged settings.

What will I study?

This course includes units covering; Doing Social Research; Experiencing the Workplace; Performance in Context; Applied Project for Performance; Professional Practice; Performance in Context; Education for Everyone; Introduction to Education Studies; Creative Performance Workshop for Music; Performance Skills for Music.

How long is the course?

Two academic years.

How will I be assessed?

This programme is assessed through a variety of methods including written assignments, portfolios, presentations and live performances.

What qualifications do I need?

64 UCAS points and a successful audition. Students must also possess a Grade C or above in English at GCSE or equivalent. Mature students with experience, a portfolio of work and employer references will be considered.

What can I progress onto?

Successful students will have the opportunity to progress onto a relevant Top Up Degree programme at UCLan: BA (Hons) Theatre, BA (Hons) Acting, BA (Hons) Dance, Performance & Teaching and BA (Hons) Music or the BA (Hons) Education and Professional Studi

Other Information

As a student on a course awarded by UCLan you are also a student of the university. This means that you have access to facilities including library, social facilities and the Students' Union.

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
n/a £7500.00 H
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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

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