Diploma Program in Performing Arts in Europe

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Performing Arts

A diploma is an academic document awarded by schools that indicates proficiency in a given area. Generally, a diploma is earned after successfully completing comprehensive coursework on a particular topic or within a particular academic discipline.

Studies in performing arts encompass both the academic and practical fields of music, theater and dance. From theater history to advanced choreography, the field of performing arts lends a wide lens of study for a variety of students.

Europe is the sixth largest continent and includes 47 countries and assorted dependencies, islands and territories. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south, Asia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the West.

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Performing Arts - 90 Credit BTEC Diploma

Cardiff and Vale College
Campus Full time 34 weeks September 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

This Performing Arts, 90 Credit Diploma course is for those interested in acting or working in the performing arts industry. It offers the chance to study for a nationally recognised Performing Arts qualification, which will allow you to develop many skills required for performance in the medium of theatre. [+]

Qualifications:

90 Credit Diploma in Performing Arts Full Time Level 3

Course overview:

This Performing Arts, 90 Credit Diploma course is for those interested in acting or working in the performing arts industry. It offers the chance to study for a nationally recognised Performing Arts qualification, which will allow you to develop many skills required for performance in the medium of theatre. There is also the opportunity to develop skills for TV performance.

As part of the course, all students will study the Welsh Baccalaureate and develop Key Skills and be entered for accreditation. The Welsh Baccalaureate and Key Skills are important transferable skills for life in general and the points gained through the accreditation are recognised by Higher Education institutions.... [-]


Music Technology [1 Year Diploma]

Cardiff and Vale College
Campus Full time 34 weeks September 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

The 90 credit diploma in Music Technology is a 1 year, full-time course for anyone interested in a career in the technical side of the music industry. You will study a wide range of topics which will develop your abilities and prepare you for employment. You will work on different projects which will give you realistic, work-based scenarios to develop your industry skills. [+]

Qualifications:

90 Credit Diploma in Music Technology Full Time Level 3 As part of the Course, all students will study the Welsh Baccalaureate and develop Key Skills and be entered for accreditation. The Welsh Baccalaureate and Key Skills are important transferable skills for life in general, and the points gained through the accreditation are recognised by Higher Education Institutions.

Course overview:

The 90 credit diploma in Music Technology is a 1 year, full-time course for anyone interested in a career in the technical side of the music industry. You will study a wide range of topics which will develop your abilities and prepare you for employment. You will work on different projects which will give you realistic, work-based scenarios to develop your industry skills. The course is suitable for people of all ages wishing to develop and advance their skills in Music Production, Live event organising and marketing, Composition and arrangement and Music Industry Practices.... [-]


Diplomatura Interpretation

Plató de Cinema
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Spain Barcelona

Interpretation, no longer an RPG where the given circumstances accept as real. The text that a writer writes, as own words. Words that we feel connected emotionally, and we tinting, color and feel, in order to excite, amuse or to reflect the viewer. [+]

The interpretation, No longer an RPG where the given circumstances accept as real. The text that a writer writes, as own words. Words that we feel connected emotionally, and we tinting, color and feel, in order to excite, amuse or to reflect the viewer.

Our body, our voice and our emotions; They are our weapons to create the character who lives a situation that a director proposed.

We will provide the necessary technical profession you face. With an educational program designed to awareness and a lot of practice and shooting to beat you achieve all your limits. Turns the camera into a shooting your best mate. Investigates possible in all your records through the truth. And make known through your body and your voice. Wheel and get on in stage with us.... [-]


Diploma In Filmmaking

Plató de Cinema
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Spain Barcelona

During the film Diplomatura plate Cinema guide the student in a learning process and discovery of cinema, both from a technical perspective as an art; all in the hands of professionals active in the film industry. [+]

During the Diplomatura film Cinema guide plate students in a process of learning and discovery film, both technical and artistic optics; all in the hands of professionals active in the film industry.

In these three courses subjects are common for all students, thereby making our students come away with the greatest technical and narrative level possible and with a high degree of autonomy in order to deal with different types of productions and better adapt to demands from the market.

The training offered by the school is theoretical and practical. Understanding that only once put into practice, the student will assimilate the knowledge seen in class.

To this end we opted for very small per class groups and generate a working group where a rotating basis each student exercise in the various trades throughout the course and final projects: each of our students will direct, operate the camera, edit video , will handle production, sound, cinematography, ... we also understand that the school has an obligation to guide the students in their future careers, thus much of the third year is dedicated to the development of a project that will promote the virtues of each of the students and during the process, mentored by film professionals, will bring them closer to the reality of the labor market and its demands.... [-]


Higher Diploma in Music Performance

Jul academy
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Rende

The Higher Diploma in Music Performance in Vocals, Guitar, Drums, and Bass, is an intensive one-year course that will enable you to develop your performance ability, musical vocabulary and personal qualities alongside like-minded musicians. At the end of the course you’ll have direct access to the Bachelor course in Performance or Teaching.

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The Higher Diploma in Music Performance in Vocals, Guitar, Drums and Bass, is an intensive one-year course that will enable you to develop your performance ability, musical vocabulary and personal qualities alongside like-minded musicians. At the end of the course you’ll have direct access at the Bachelor course in Performance or Teaching.

You will be taught in small group classes by experienced industry professionals in our creative learning environment.

The skills you will acquire include music performance, instrumental technique, music technology, creativity, musicianship, to allow you to develop fully as an artist. The focus on small class sizes and personalized learning provides opportunities for specialist study relevant to guitar, bass, vocals, or drums. Successful completion of the course will provide you with an internationally recognized qualification, and the Higher Diploma additionally provides opportunities for you to progress to full-time degrees here at the Jul Academy or elsewhere. ... [-]


Diploma in Music Performance

Jul academy
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Italy Rende

This three-year practical and vocational course is awarded by University of West London (Level 4) and covers tuition across everything from technique and performance skills to musicianship and music theory. [+]

This three-year practical and vocational course is awarded by University of West London (Level 4) and covers tuition across everything from technique and performance skills to musicianship and music theory.

At the Jul Academy, we understand that live performance is the key to you becoming a great guitarist, so you’ll spend a lot of time on stage to help you develop your technical ability and find your niche as a performer. You’ll participate in weekly Live Performance Workshops, playing with other students while receiving expert guidance from highly skilled tutors.

The skills you will acquire include music performance, instrumental technique, music technology, creativity, musicianship, to allow you to develop fully as an artist. The focus on small class sizes and personalized learning provides opportunities for specialist study relevant to guitar, bass, vocals, or drums.... [-]


Electronic Music Production & Performance Diploma

dBs Music Berlin
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Germany Berlin

Using a combination of digital and analog technology, our one-year Electronic Music Production & Performance Diploma will develop your skills in sound creation and manipulation. Working through collaborative projects and hands-on creativity you will study the many aspects of electronic music, ranging from synthesis & sampling, production & mixing to music technology and industry practice while setting you on the path to becoming a producer, performer and practicing artist.

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Using a combination of digital and analog technology, our one year Electronic Music Production & Performance Diploma will develop your skills in sound creation and manipulation. Working through collaborative projects and hands-on creativity you will study the many aspects of electronic music, ranging from synthesis & sampling, production & mixing to music technology and industry practice while setting you on the path to becoming a producer, performer and practising artist.

COURSE LENGTH: 1 Year (36 Weeks) COURSE START DATE: Sept 2017 TERM TIME: Sept 2017 – July 2018 COURSE FEES: from €740 per month Our Diploma Courses

Our BTEC level 3 National Diplomas are hands-on to learn as much as possible about the capabilities and characteristics of technology and software systems, so that you can confidently achieve your own artistic vision. They’re relevant if you have limited or no experience in music production or if you really want to make that leap from hobby to artist! Whilst they may sound like introductory courses, they’re far from it. They deliver a broad depth of information and aim to get you working independently as well as collaborating on major projects from day one.... [-]


Music Production & Sound Engineering Diploma

dBs Music Berlin
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Germany Berlin

Our one year Music Production & Sound Engineering Diploma will develop your skill base to demystify the techniques and processes of music production and sound engineering. Working on collaborative, creative projects, you will study the many aspects of music production from recording & mixing, acoustics & listening skills to sound for moving image, music technology, and industry practice, while learning to find your voice as a creative music producer.

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Our one year Music Production & Sound Engineering Diploma will develop your skill base to demystify the techniques and processes of music production and sound engineering. Working on collaborative, creative projects, you will study the many aspects of music production from recording & mixing, acoustics & listening skills to sound for moving image, music technology and industry practice, while learning to find your voice as a creative music producer.

COURSE LENGTH: 1 Year (36 Weeks) COURSE START DATE: Sept 2017 TERM TIME: Sept 2017 – July 2018 COURSE FEES: from €740 per month

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MA/Diploma/Distance learning in Shakespeare and Theatre

University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
Campus or Online Full time Part time 8 - 36 months September 2018 United Kingdom Birmingham + 1 more

This innovative Shakespeare Institute programme allows you to study the performance history but also the way in which Shakespeare’s plays have been performed through history, up to the modern moment. It encourages a historical approach to interpretation and styles of presentation and it promotes the value of close reading as the basis for evaluating the plays on the page, stage, and screen. [+]

Do you want to immerse yourself in the works of Shakespeare? Are you interested in understanding how Shakespeare’s plays work in performance?

This innovative Shakespeare Institute programme allows you to study the performance history but also the way in which Shakespeare’s plays have been performed through history, up to the modern moment. It encourages a historical approach to interpretation and styles of presentation and it promotes the value of close reading as the basis for evaluating the plays on the page, stage, and screen. You will have the opportunity to look at different productions and adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays in their historical, political, and cultural contexts and to think about the performance choices actors and directors make when approaching Shakespeare’s texts. You can also study how the textual history of Shakespeare’s plays influences performance today.... [-]


Songwriting Music Producer (SMP) Diploma

Garnish Music Production School
Campus Full time Part time 20 weeks August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Learn how to produce and write the songs you hear in the charts every day in classes of no more than six people, and gain our Extended Diploma. It carries up to 420 UCAS points which is equivalent to three A* grades at A Level. [+]

Learn how to produce and write the songs you hear in the charts every day in classes of no more than six people, and gain our Extended Diploma. It carries up to 420 UCAS points which is equivalent to three A* grades at A Level. Styles covered are Commercial Dance, Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Urban, and out & out Pop! Have the knowledge and skills from many styles of music in your locker to stand out from the crowd in your genre. You will benefit by learning professional techniques from experienced songwriters, producers, and engineers including Grammy-winners. We are proud to list all of them, from all of our programs on our tutors page. Be motivated and inspired by your instructors, classmates, and boutiquey feel of our facility in the creative hub that is London Fields. Ableton Live 9 Ableton Live 9‘s session view makes it revolutionary music production software. Top-line songwriters can audition all combinations of music they’ve composed on-the-fly, making writing melodies fun, creative and more productive. This is why we start you off on Ableton. We are an official Ableton certified training center and all GMP learners qualify for a 40% discount. And, you’ll always be able to refresh yourself with free access to all of our free intro and paid advanced online Ableton tutorials on Youtube during, and after you finish your program. Music Foundation & Composition Full of contemporary record production tips and techniques and knowledge you need to put together your own commercial (pop, rock, urban,... [-]


Electronic Music Producer (EMP) Diploma

Garnish Music Production School
Campus Full time Part time 20 weeks August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

For serious learners who wish to learn how to produce top quality electronic music in class sizes of no more than six people. You will benefit by learning professional techniques from the best DJs and electronic music producers in the business, including Grammy-winners. [+]

For serious learners who wish to learn how to produce top quality electronic music in class sizes of no more than six people. You will benefit by learning professional techniques from the best DJs and electronic music producers in the business, including Grammy-winners. With opportunities to record and release tracks, undertake remix projects and create music for media such as adverts and computer games, you gain valuable job skills to give you the best chance of employment after your course. Our Extended Diploma carries up to 420 UCAS points which is equivalent to three A* grades at A Level.

With homework and 360 hours of class time, with strategically placed mentoring sessions; you will write, produce, engineer, mix, master, and learn how to release and promote your very own 4-track EP.... [-]


Acting

Icelandic Film School
Campus Full time 4 semesters August 2018 Iceland Reykjavik

This department teaches the basic techniques and methods of acting for stage and screen. We encourage our students to explore their individual creativity and place special attention on dance, physical expression and singing... [+]

This department teaches the basic techniques and methods of acting for stage and screen. We encourage our students to explore their individual creativity and place special attention on dance, physical expression and singing.

Our curriculum provides a solid foundation for either an acting career in film, television or on the stage, or continuing a drama or filmmaking degree elsewhere. As opposed to many drama and acting programs we emphasize acting for the camera, which gives our students the opportunity to learn the basics of film production as well since they work on many film projects over the course of their studies.

Our program offers challenging professional training of the highest standard in the art of acting. You will practice the craft of acting and learn the fundamentals of filmmaking by working in teams with students of other departments in the school. This cooperation runs side by side with the acting studies throughout all four semesters. Our instructors are actors, directors, singers, dancers and filmmakers who come from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.... [-]


Screenwriting/Directing

Icelandic Film School
Campus Full time 4 semesters August 2018 Iceland Reykjavik

This department offers a versatile and creative course of study in the fields of writing and directing for the screen. You'll learn various methods for developing your ideas and writing scripts for feature films, shorts, television and other visual media. You'll also receive extensive training in directing your own scripts as well as those of others... [+]

This department offers a versatile and creative course of study in the fields of writing and directing for the screen. You'll learn various methods for developing your ideas and writing scripts for feature films, shorts, television and other visual media. You'll also receive extensive training in directing your own scripts as well as those of others.

The curriculum lays the necessary foundation for you to become an author in the field of filmmaking. Graduating students from the department receive a diploma with the title "Filmmaker – With Special Concentration in Writing and Directing". With this training and knowledge our alumni are prepared for jobs with film production companies, television broadcasters, advertising agencies and publishing companies, among others.... [-]


Directing/Producing

Icelandic Film School
Campus Full time 4 semesters August 2018 Iceland Reykjavik

This department offers a diverse, challenging curriculum in directing and producing for film, television and other media. During two years of study you'll explore the main roles and functions of both professions through a number of practical exercises, including short films, commercials, music videos, documentaries and various television formats. You'll also receive training in screenwriting... [+]

This department offers a diverse, challenging curriculum in directing and producing for film, television and other media. During two years of study you'll explore the main roles and functions of both professions through a number of practical exercises, including short films, commercials, music videos, documentaries and various television formats. You'll also receive training in screenwriting, film grammar, the directing of actors, as well as in the equipment and technical aspects used in contemporary filmmaking.

The goal of the curriculum is to provide students with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of filmmaking and the skills required in constructing visual narratives. You'll learn how to break down a script, stage it for the camera, and communicate with and block actors. You'll learn what's involved in producing for film and television and about the nature and structure of both industries. You'll learn how a film set is run, and the importance of cooperation, discipline and professional working methods. At the same time, we'll encourage you all the while to take risks, be creative and develop your unique voice as a storyteller.... [-]


Access to Higher Education

dBs Music UK
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Bristol Pool Plymouth + 2 more

This course has been specifically designed for adult learners (24yrs+) who have not studied A-levels or a BTEC qualification before but who would like a quick route into Higher Education. The course will prepare you academically for University Level courses, such as the FdAs, HNDs and BAs on offer at dBs Music. [+]

This course has been specifically designed for adult learners (24yrs+) who have not studied A-levels or a BTEC qualification before but who would like a quick route into Higher Education. The course will prepare you academically for University Level courses, such as the FdAs, HNDs and BAs on offer at dBs Music.

You’ll get hands on experience through a broad range of projects from recording bands and using studio equipment to creating your own samples and exploring synthesis. You will develop a solid grounding in a range of music production, technology, composition and performance skills. There are also specialist modules including Digital Mixing Production, Sound Design, Audio Production, Sampling and Mastering. You will also gain an understanding of the structure of the music industry, the key aspects of the business such as contracts, royalties, licensing and promoting yourself as an artist.... [-]