Performing Arts, BA (Hons)

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This intensive and exciting programme encompasses practice in the variety of performance areas expected of versatile practitioners in today’s performing arts industry, alongside a theoretical exploration of classical and contemporary repertoires. Your technical skills in areas including acting, movement and voice will be developed across all three years of the programme, with a focus on imaginative and meaningful performances at … Read More

Professional and Commercial Dance (Top-up), BA (Hons)

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Around 30,000 people in the UK are employed in the dance industry, as dancers and choreographers and in related roles such as in education, so there are plenty of opportunities for those with the talent, resilience, determination and, crucially, commercial outlook, to make a career out of their passion. This course will help you succeed in your dance career by providing an … Read More

Performing Arts (Top-up), BA (Hons)

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This course from the Academy of Performing Arts at UCW involves students becoming part of a professionally-run theatre company and staging their work as a commercial enterprise at a range of venues. Under the guidance of experienced professionals, you’ll also enhance your technical skills in chosen areas of performance and be encouraged to audition for commercial productions. Read moreThis course is taught at … Read More

Musical Theatre (top-up), BA (Hons)


This course offers students the chance to work with highly qualified staff who continue to practise their disciplines and develop their musical theatre and industry-related skills in state-of-the-art facilities. By enrolling on this course, you’ll work within a professional theatre company framework to produce, perform and market a piece of musical theatre, and also take part in numerous other performances throughout the year. You’ll also be offered … Read More

Access to Higher Education Diplomas


At UCW, we believe that everyone should be able to achieve their ambitions through higher education. These Access to Higher Education Diplomas, delivered in partnership with Weston College at Knightstone Campus, have been developed to prepare students for degree-level study. The courses provide the study skills and qualifications you’ll need to be able to apply for higher education, with many having … Read More

Dance for Commercial Performance, BA (Hons)

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This course will help you realise your ambition of working as a dancer or choreographer or in related roles such as in dance education by providing advanced practical skills and techniques alongside the commercial awareness and academic knowledge you’ll need for employment or postgraduate study. You’ll get numerous opportunities to perform in professional venues and in digital productions to demonstrate … Read More

Engineering, HNC


This course provides studies in fundamental engineering principles alongside work-based learning and offers students the chance to specialise in either Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering or Operations Engineering. Regardless of the pathway, though, you’ll benefit from the UCW approach of combining academic study in areas including project design and management, mathematics and engineering science with practical learning through site … Read More

Biological Laboratory Sciences, FdSc


The course provides all of the practical skills needed for working in a laboratory, including preparing solutions, chemical handling and working with state-of-the-art laboratory instruments, and you’ll also undertake nutritional, chemical and microbiological analysis of food, air, soil and water, and investigate chemical synthesis, gene cloning, protein analysis and other microbiological techniques. From an academic perspective, you’ll study the key environmental and biological principles that govern the natural … Read More

Digital and Technology Solutions, BSc (Hons)


This Degree Apprenticeship is a full Honours Degree delivered in partnership by UCW and UWE Bristol which leads to the awarding of a BSc (Hons) qualification in Digital and Technology Solutions. Degree Apprenticeships are the fantastic new way for employers to upskill members of staff with degree-level skills and knowledge in the key areas needed to grow their businesses. As … Read More

Games and Animation Production (Top-up), BSc


Gaming and animation are massive industries, with new titles and ways of enjoying digital content being developed to satisfy a growing global consumer demand. This course will help you break into these exciting and expanding industries in areas including concept art, 3D pipelines, real-time and cinematic animation, and game design. Designed for those with a background in games, animation or … Read More