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    Contemporary Creative Practice Top Up (BA Hons): Dance and Theatre Arts

    Contemporary Creative Practice Top Up (BA Hons): Dance and Theatre Arts | Level 6 | P12232

    Study options

    How to study

    Full Time

    Start Dates

    Start Date

    September 2024

    Days and times

    Days & Times

    Thursday / Friday



    1 or 2 Years



    Burton Town Centre Campus

    • Course overview

      This qualification is awarded by Staffordshire University. To apply for this course, please apply directly to Staffordshire University.

      This course allows you to top up your Foundation Degree in Contemporary Arts Practice to gain a full honours degree. The specialist Pathways you can choose from are: Illustration, Fashion, Photography, Design Craft, Graphic Design, Fine Art, Moving Image, Dance and Theatre Arts, Textiles and Surface Pattern. It is designed to appeal to those who want to work in, or may already work in, the Creative Industry. You will take part in live client-led projects and practical work that is industry led and promotes skill development. You will gain skills for the Creative industry and enhance your critical understanding of your chosen specialism.

      Please note: Specified course fee is full time and per year. A part time option is available at £52.50 per credit. 

    • Fees and Costs

      Educational entitlements or fee concessions are solely based on the individual programme and nationally set eligibility criteria. To see if you qualify for fee concessions then please visit the 'what will I pay' section of our website. You may be surprised what you are entitled to!

      • Course Fees Examination & Registrations
      • 16-18 School Leaver info n/a Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee
      • 19-23 Educational Entitlement info £6350.00Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee
      • 19+ Part Funded info £6350.00 Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee
      • 19+ Fully Funded info £6350.00Course fee n/a Exam & Registration fee
      • 24+ Fully Funded info £6350.00Course fee n/a Exam & Registration fee
      • Full Cost info £6350.00Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee

      Payment methods

      • Payment in Full (Credit Card / Debit Cards / Cash) accepted
      • Employer Sponsored accepted
      • Direct Debit Instalments accepted
      • Advanced Learning Loan accepted
      • Student Finance English Loan (HE) not accepted

      For International Learners

      Email us:

      Call us: 01283 494757 or 01283 494472

      Visit us: Chat to the Financial Support Team in the Learner Hub
      Just drop-in, Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.


      Further Education Programme Only: The College reserves the right to change or amend, at any time, any of the course details including but not limited to; content, dates, times, venues, tutor, fees payable, concessions available, terms or conditions.

    • Entry requirements

      Applicants will be expected to have achieved a Level 5 (e.g. Foundation Degree FD or Higher National Diploma HND) in the relevant vocational area.
      Level 5 professional qualifications within relevant occupations will also be considered

    • What modules will I study?
      • Creative Enterprise in your chosen specialism
      • Industry Investigation
      • Negotiated Final Major Project
    • How will I be assessed?

      This course will be assessed using practical assessment methods.

    • What can I do next?

      Upon successful completion of this you could pursue a career in your chosen specialism. For example you could seek a career in areas such as Fine Art, Surface Pattern, Fashion, Textiles, Ceramics, Illustration, Graphic Design and 3D Design.

      Your degree isn't just about securing that all-important academic qualification. It’s about gaining life and work skills to help you get ahead in the job market and gain employers’ respect. As a graduate of awarding body Staffordshire University, you'll gain skills and attributes that will help you stand out from the crowd, and become an employable, enterprising and entrepreneurial individual.

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    Contact Details

    Contact Details

    Burton and South Derbyshire College
    Tel: 01283 494400

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