Media, Music and Performance Production

About the Department

The Media, Music and Performance Production department caters to all aspects of performance and production encompassing performing arts, technical theatre, journalism, music, and more. The department considers its courses as intensive training where students can refine their skills and take advantage of industry links.

Acting BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3

Prove that you’re a class act with this programme. You will develop the vocal and physical skills needed to shine on stage and on screen. You’ll e...

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TV and Film BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice

Lights, camera, action! This creative programme is designed to teach you the technical skills needed to succeed in the media production industry. You...

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Digital Media BTEC Diploma Level 1

Aimed at anyone with an interest in the media, this course explores creative media, performing arts, music, art, crafts, and design. You will learn fi...

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Harness your creative potential and get to university in one year with this Access to HE qualification. You will write, perform, create and produce a ...

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Creative studios, theatres, stages, digital studios and music suites.

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What courses do you offer?

We offer many creative courses including: Digital Media, Performing Arts, Theatre Production, Musical Theatre Performance, Music Industry Skills, Music, Dance, Acting, TV and Film Production, Theatre Design and Production, Extended TV and Film Production, Journalism, and Music Technology.

What are the progression routes from your courses?

Progression routes are available from Level 1 to Level 3 within the department. University Centre Leeds offers a variety of creative degrees in Acting, Animation, Computer Games, Computer Games (Concept Art), Dance, Games Development, Sound for Film & Games, and Film and Screen Media as further progression for Level 3 students.

What industry links and partnerships do you have?

Take advantage of our links with Leeds Playhouse, Opera North and Howard Assembly Rooms. We have previously worked with Phoenix Dance Theatre, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Northern Ballet, ZooNation, RJC Dance, DAZL, and Hunslet Club.

What financial support is available at the college?

Students are able to apply for the college bursary which can pay for travel passes, college meals and trips or visits. Students with children can also gain support with childcare to support their studies.

Which campus are you based at?

We are based at Quarry Hill Campus.


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Creative Venue Technician Apprenticeship Level 3

This programme involves providing technical support for the construction, rehearsal, presentation and removal of a live performance.

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