Programme And Module Handbook
 
Programme Specification


Date Specification Approved 03/01/2020
College College Arts and Law
School Eng, Drama, & Creative Studies
Department Drama and Theatre Arts
Partner College and School
Collaborative Organisation and Form of Collaboration
Qualification and Programme Title B.A. Professional Dance and Musical Theatre Full-time
Programme Code 185E
Delivery Location Validated
Language of Study English
Length of Programme 3 Year(s)
Accreditations This programme has no outside accreditations
Aims of the Programme The BA (Hons) Professional Dance and Musical Theatre is a high calibre vocational programme which will equip you for a career in the entertainment industry. The three-year programme offers intensive specialist training in dance, singing and acting. Our aim is to prepare you with excellent employment skills suitable for the professional performing arts industry, including musicals (West End and touring), dance companies, television, theatre and education.
Programme Outcomes
Students are expected to have Knowledge and Understanding of: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
Dance and musical theatre performance through building practical, technical skills and engagement with a range of styles
Different critical and theoretical approaches in the study of the performing arts as process and product, and of the cultural and historical contexts that inform their development
The creative and practical processes involved in the production of musical theatre and other performance outputs
Choreographic devices and structures
LO1 - Technique classes; rehearsals and performances; independent study and research; workshops;
LO2 - Lectures and seminars; independent study and research; individually supervised dissertation at LH;
LO3 - Technique classes; rehearsals and performances; independent study and research; workshops;
LO4 - Lectures and seminars; independent study and research; workshops & rehearsals.
LO1 - Assessment by practical examination; individual assignment; group performance;
LO2 - Assessment by group and/or individual presentation; individual assignment/essay/unseen examination;
LO3 - Assessment by practical examination; individual assignment; group performance;
LO4 - Assessment by group and individual presentations.
Students are expected to have attained the following Skills and other Attributes: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
Creative approaches to dance and musical theatre choreography through a range of styles
Critical reflection skills through self, peer and group evaluation, demonstrating self-awareness and self-direction.
Professional level skills in singing, acting and a range of dance styles
Professional level skills in theatre performance
The ability to work independently, both practically and intellectually, and in combination with other theatre art forms
Skills in leadership, negotiation and listening in collaborative and performance environments
Effective skills of communication, both written and oral, and the ability to apply these in appropriate contexts, including the ability to present sustained and persuasive written and oral arguments cogently and coherently; the ability to write correctly and effectively in appropriate academic prose and to apply an understanding of the qualities valued in a scholarly essay.
The ability to work with and in relation to others through collaborative and performance practice, the presentation of ideas and information, and the collective negotiation of solutions.
Time-management and organisational skills, as shown by the ability to plan and present conclusions effectively in unseen examinations, the ability to carry out a substantial piece of independent research and to present it in writing, and the ability to budget time and prioritise work to meet deadlines.
LO1 - Lectures and seminars; independent study and research; workshops;
LO2 - Lectures and seminars; independent study and research; individually supervised dissertation at LH;
LO3 - Technique classes; rehearsals and performances; independent study and research; workshops;
LO4 - Rehearsals and performances;
LO5 - Lectures and seminars; independent study and research; individually supervised dissertation at LH; workshops; rehearsals and performances;
LO6 - Rehearsals, workshops and performances;
LO7 - Lectures and seminars; independent study and research; individually supervised dissertation at LH; workshops;
LO8 - Rehearsals, workshops and performances;
LO9 - Lectures and seminars; independent study and research; individually supervised dissertation at LH; workshops; rehearsals and performances.
LO1 - Assessment by group and individual presentations;
LO2 - Assessment by group and/or individual presentation; individual assignment/essay/unseen examination;
LO3 - Assessment by practical examination; individual assignment; group performance;
LO4 - Assessment by practical examination; individual assignment; group performance;
LO5 - Assessment by group and/or individual presentation; individual assignment/essay/unseen examination;
LO6 - Assessment by group and/or individual presentation; individual assignment/essay/unseen examination;
LO7 - Assessment by group and/or individual presentation; individual assignment/essay/unseen examination;
LO8 - Assessment by practical examination; group performance;
LO9 - Assessment by group and/or individual presentation; assessment by practical examination; group performance; individual assignment/essay/unseen examination.