Performing Arts Courses at Derby College

The challenges are great in the world of performing arts, but the rewards are greater still. You might work in radio, TV, film or theatre and in roles such as actor, dancer, arts co-ordinator, drama therapist, choreographer or entertainer.

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Getting into Performing Arts

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Why Choose Derby College?

Whether you want a role at centre stage or behind the scenes, Derby College will foster your raw talent and ensure you have a full repertoire of skills, knowledge and attributes to sustain a career in the spotlight.


Derby College Course Listings - Performing Arts


FT Advanced Diploma in Performing Arts: Site Joseph Wright Centre

FT BTEC First Extended Certificate in Performing Arts : Site Joseph Wright Centre

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Maths and English

You need English and maths skills to get on in life. They will support your studies at the College, help with everyday tasks and pave the way to future career success.

If you don’t already have a grade 4 or above in GCSE English and Maths – or equivalent qualifications – you will continue studying these subjects as part of your course at Derby College.

We’ll support you all the way: working with you on the right programme of development throughout your time with us.

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