• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

This exciting Top Up degree at University Centre Doncaster offers students the opportunity to develop and refine the skills needed to become a successful Community Arts Practitioner.

Throughout the year long course, you will have opportunities to gain professional experience through work placements. You will develop knowledge of Community Arts practices through core modules undertaken but within this, you will focus on developing and applying your subject specialist skills (dance, drama, music) to make sure that on completion of the course, you have a wide range of skills, knowledge and work-based skills to ensure a successful and rewarding career. The course will prepare you for working in a number of capacities but with also equip you with the skills needed to work as a freelance artist or to form your own company.

Level
Level 6
Duration
1 year full-time
Awarding Body
University of Hull
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

  • Forming a Company (20 credits)
  • Independent Research Project (40 credits)
  • Project design and client brief (40 credits)
  • Understanding Interdisciplinary Practice (20 credits)

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

  • 240 CATS points
  • Foundation Degree/HND in relevant area such as Dance, Drama, Music, Community Arts,
  • Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

We welcome applications from people of any age who might not meet the standard entry criteria, but we would expect to see evidence of continuing academic and/or professional development and a capacity to pursue the course successfully.

If your application is successful, you may be invited to attend an interview with a portfolio of design related work to demonstrate your ability and suitability for the course.

Enhanced DBS check


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

More about this course...

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We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

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Apply or Enquire

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

  • 240 CATS points
  • Foundation Degree/HND in relevant area such as Dance, Drama, Music, Community Arts,
  • Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

We welcome applications from people of any age who might not meet the standard entry criteria, but we would expect to see evidence of continuing academic and/or professional development and a capacity to pursue the course successfully.

If your application is successful, you may be invited to attend an interview with a portfolio of design related work to demonstrate your ability and suitability for the course.

Enhanced DBS check


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course full-time, you need to do so via Ucas. To apply for it part-time, you need to fill in an application form.

Ucas Code:

Provider Name: DN Colleges Group

Institution Code: N64

Campus Code: D

Click here for Application Information