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Creative & Performing Arts

UCAS Code: W430 Duration: 3 years

Overview

Hear from a tutor and student about studying Creative & Performing Arts at Liverpool Hope.

The Creative & Performing Arts degree gives you the opportunity to study across a range of disciplines including dance, drama, music, fine and applied arts. It is a mixture of critical studies and creative practice giving you the chance to develop your own performance, underpinned by the academic discipline of creative and critical thinking.

Based at the University’s Creative Campus, you will work alongside academics and practitioners from across the creative and performing arts. Most of all, you will engage with creative performance practices across disciplines including Dance, Drama and Music, according to your personal strengths.

This degree is ideal if your talents extend across several art forms and you are interested in exploring and developing your capacities in a range of interdisciplinary and vocational contexts. It brings together contemporary performance practices, dance, music, drama, and applied theatre and, apart from challenging you physically and intellectually, it is designed to develop critical debate and innovative practice, creativity and imagination, vision and knowledge.

Why choose this subject?

  • 89% of students were satisfied with their personal development whilst studying BA Creative and Performing Arts (National Student Survey 2015).
  • The Creative Campus has excellent facilities for all the creative and performing arts, including fine art workshops, a well-equipped studio theatre, dance studios and the magnificent Capstone Theatre, which is a public performance venue
  • You will study alongside those who are specialising in the individual disciplines of music, dance or drama in a vibrant, creative community
  • Liverpool provides a host of venues, galleries and  museums, all of which are open to our students to use in their study and on occasion to perform or exhibit in.
  • You will be taught by academics and leading practitioners from across the world

Subject Guides

Read more about studying Creative and Performing Arts at Liverpool Hope in our Creative and Performing Arts Subject Guides

 

Creative and Performing Arts Subject Guide 2015

 

 

Creative and Performing Arts Subject Guide

 

 

 

 

 

The programme specifications for this subject can be downloaded below.

Creative & Performing Arts

 

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international

Curriculum

The courses and topics available to study include:

Level 1

  • Explorations in Theatre
  • Exploring the Arts

Level 2

  • Community and Applied Drama
  • Contemporary Performance Practice

And choices including:

  • Applied Music
  • Art 2D
  • Art 3D
  • Dance and Cultural Identity
  • Alternative Dance
  • Dance and Modernity
  • Praxis
  • Performance Skills
  • Technical Theatre

Level 3

  • Advanced Community and Applied Drama.

And options including:

  • Applied Musicology and Performance
  • Art 3D
  • Documentary Theatre
  • Shakespeare Practically
  • Contemporary Irish Theatre

You may also be interested in...

Dance

Drama and Theatre Studies

Fine Art

Music

Entry Requirements

2016 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2016 entry will be BCC - BBB at A Level or 260 - 300 UCAS points.

In addition, applicants should normally be studying towards an A/A2 level in a relevant discipline and have relevant experience in another discipline; or a BTEC National Diploma or AVCE in Performing Arts.

Consideration will be given to those who do not have formal qualifications, but can demonstrate aptitude and passion for the programme’s content as well as the academic potential for the course.

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:

  • Three A Levels with grades of BBC or above
  • Two A Levels with grades AB and one AS Level grade A
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B
  • Access Diploma with a minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at merit or above.

If you have any questions about your qualifications, please contact enquiry@hope.ac.uk or call 0151 291 3111.

2017 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2017 entry will be BCC - ABB at A Level or 104 - 128 new UCAS tariff points.

In addition, applicants should normally be studying towards an A/A2 level in a relevant discipline and have relevant experience in another discipline; or a BTEC National Diploma or AVCE in Performing Arts.

Consideration will be given to those who do not have formal qualifications, but can demonstrate aptitude and passion for the programme’s content as well as the academic potential for the course.

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:

  • Three A Levels with grades of BCC or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B

The Access to HE Diploma now also attracts points under the new UCAS tariff. Visit the UCAS website to calculate your points.


Useful Links

How to apply

Admissions Policy

UCAS

Course Combinations

Creative & Performing Arts is a BA Single Honours programme, UCAS code W430

Career Opportunities

Creative industries are the fastest-growing sector of the UK economy, and account for some 7% of global GDP (currently rising annually by 10%). Our graduates work across the creative sector, in areas such as community arts, theatre, TV and film, arts management and public relations. Increasingly, graduates are making their presence felt in the rapidly expanding field of Healing Arts.

Donna Redgrave (2010) founded RMD-Memory Matters, a company formed from her placements on the Advanced Community & Applied Drama course. Four months later (November 2010), she was shortlisted by the Morgan Foundation for the annual North-West Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Demi Blundell and Jessica Parker (2011) formed Wishing Well Theatre Company during their final year, with a focus on the well-being of hospice patients. They received a prize for their presentation to a business seminar run by Hope’s Business Gateway, and are currently being supported by a business mentor.

Further study opportunities include: MA or other postgraduate courses in various performance-based studies, including Hope’s MA by Creative Practice; training in music therapy; arts management courses.

 

Overview

Hear from a tutor and student about studying Creative & Performing Arts at Liverpool Hope.

The Creative & Performing Arts degree gives you the opportunity to study across a range of disciplines including dance, drama, music, fine and applied arts. It is a mixture of critical studies and creative practice giving you the chance to develop your own performance, underpinned by the academic discipline of creative and critical thinking.

Based at the University’s Creative Campus, you will work alongside academics and practitioners from across the creative and performing arts. Most of all, you will engage with creative performance practices across disciplines including Dance, Drama and Music, according to your personal strengths.

This degree is ideal if your talents extend across several art forms and you are interested in exploring and developing your capacities in a range of interdisciplinary and vocational contexts. It brings together contemporary performance practices, dance, music, drama, and applied theatre and, apart from challenging you physically and intellectually, it is designed to develop critical debate and innovative practice, creativity and imagination, vision and knowledge.

Why choose this subject?

  • 89% of students were satisfied with their personal development whilst studying BA Creative and Performing Arts (National Student Survey 2015).
  • The Creative Campus has excellent facilities for all the creative and performing arts, including fine art workshops, a well-equipped studio theatre, dance studios and the magnificent Capstone Theatre, which is a public performance venue
  • You will study alongside those who are specialising in the individual disciplines of music, dance or drama in a vibrant, creative community
  • Liverpool provides a host of venues, galleries and  museums, all of which are open to our students to use in their study and on occasion to perform or exhibit in.
  • You will be taught by academics and leading practitioners from across the world

Subject Guides

Read more about studying Creative and Performing Arts at Liverpool Hope in our Creative and Performing Arts Subject Guides

 

Creative and Performing Arts Subject Guide 2015

 

 

Creative and Performing Arts Subject Guide

 

 

 

 

 

The programme specifications for this subject can be downloaded below.

Creative & Performing Arts

 

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international

Curriculum

The courses and topics available to study include:

Level 1

  • Explorations in Theatre
  • Exploring the Arts

Level 2

  • Community and Applied Drama
  • Contemporary Performance Practice

And choices including:

  • Applied Music
  • Art 2D
  • Art 3D
  • Dance and Cultural Identity
  • Alternative Dance
  • Dance and Modernity
  • Praxis
  • Performance Skills
  • Technical Theatre

Level 3

  • Advanced Community and Applied Drama.

And options including:

  • Applied Musicology and Performance
  • Art 3D
  • Documentary Theatre
  • Shakespeare Practically
  • Contemporary Irish Theatre

You may also be interested in...

Dance

Drama and Theatre Studies

Fine Art

Music

Entry Requirements

2016 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2016 entry will be BCC - BBB at A Level or 260 - 300 UCAS points.

In addition, applicants should normally be studying towards an A/A2 level in a relevant discipline and have relevant experience in another discipline; or a BTEC National Diploma or AVCE in Performing Arts.

Consideration will be given to those who do not have formal qualifications, but can demonstrate aptitude and passion for the programme’s content as well as the academic potential for the course.

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:

  • Three A Levels with grades of BBC or above
  • Two A Levels with grades AB and one AS Level grade A
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B
  • Access Diploma with a minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at merit or above.

If you have any questions about your qualifications, please contact enquiry@hope.ac.uk or call 0151 291 3111.

2017 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2017 entry will be BCC - ABB at A Level or 104 - 128 new UCAS tariff points.

In addition, applicants should normally be studying towards an A/A2 level in a relevant discipline and have relevant experience in another discipline; or a BTEC National Diploma or AVCE in Performing Arts.

Consideration will be given to those who do not have formal qualifications, but can demonstrate aptitude and passion for the programme’s content as well as the academic potential for the course.

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:

  • Three A Levels with grades of BCC or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B

The Access to HE Diploma now also attracts points under the new UCAS tariff. Visit the UCAS website to calculate your points.


Useful Links

How to apply

Admissions Policy

UCAS

Course Combinations

Creative & Performing Arts is a BA Single Honours programme, UCAS code W430

Career Opportunities

Creative industries are the fastest-growing sector of the UK economy, and account for some 7% of global GDP (currently rising annually by 10%). Our graduates work across the creative sector, in areas such as community arts, theatre, TV and film, arts management and public relations. Increasingly, graduates are making their presence felt in the rapidly expanding field of Healing Arts.

Donna Redgrave (2010) founded RMD-Memory Matters, a company formed from her placements on the Advanced Community & Applied Drama course. Four months later (November 2010), she was shortlisted by the Morgan Foundation for the annual North-West Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Demi Blundell and Jessica Parker (2011) formed Wishing Well Theatre Company during their final year, with a focus on the well-being of hospice patients. They received a prize for their presentation to a business seminar run by Hope’s Business Gateway, and are currently being supported by a business mentor.

Further study opportunities include: MA or other postgraduate courses in various performance-based studies, including Hope’s MA by Creative Practice; training in music therapy; arts management courses.

 

Course Contact Details

Student Recruitment

+44 (0) 151 291 3111

enquiry@hope.ac.uk

Department: Drama, Dance and Performance Studies