Create programme - Performing Route


The Performing Route offers students a professional insight to the career opportunities within the creative and performing industries. These include Acting, Dance and Music.

Course length

Two years

Required qualifications

The programme consists of a selection of A-level and Level 3 vocational courses. Please refer to individual subject pages for entry requirements and methods of assessment.

What will I study?

You will select two core performing subjects from:

You will also be enrolled on a selected performing work experience project. The other subjects you study will depend on your career aspirations. You may decide to study additional creative subjects, or choose non-creative subjects suited to your career plans. At interview you will receive one-to-one guidance and support to help you make your subject choices.

The specialist Create programme assists students with career pathway decisions including university application support, visiting professionals, opportunities to showcase Create work for live events and exhibitions.

What will I be able to progress to?

Depending on your subject choices, you will be able to enter a wide range of higher education courses and careers including Acting, Dancing, Set and Costume Design, Directing, Composing, Sound Design, Advertising, Lighting and Sound Technician, Music Technician, Arts Administration, Publishing, Production and Events and Artist Management. Specialist advice will be given at interview.

Other information

Students interested in enrolling onto the Performing Route will be required to attend an audition.