Music/Performance & Production Arts | UAL Professional Diploma in Performance | Level 4

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
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What will you be working towards?

Code FE0716-1C
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 4
Course type Full Time


This course is intended as a professional foundation in performance practices and will provide you with an opportunity to stretch and refine your practical skills ready for your next step into training or industry. It is available as a one-year full-time course giving access into employment, and will open up the possibility of further progression to university. It could be of interest to the in industry wanting a recognised qualification in line with their experience.

  • Industry-standard facilities
  • Collaborative working
  • Flexible learning programme
  • Specialist training 


With each timetable designed in discussion with individual students, you can access specialist classes across various pathways in both theatre and music to maximise your skills and develop new ones ready for your next step. The course culminates in performance opportunities in one of our four on-site venues and further afield. 

Entry requirements

To start at this level, you need to have successfully completed a related Extended Diploma or equivalent (A-Levels).

Your next steps...

After this course

Further study

On successful completion of the Professional Diploma, you can begin your performance career or progress to a university-level course, either at the MET or other drama schools or universities.

Future careers

  • Actor/musical theatre performer
  • Actor/musician
  • Musician
  • Songwriter
  • Musical director
  • Director
  • Vocal coach