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Performing Arts CAVA Access to HE Diploma

Cornwall College St Austell LEVEL: 3 Music & Performing Arts

The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification that provides students with the entry requirements for most higher education degrees.

For more information on the awarding body (CAVA) click here.

Please Note:  This course is only available to applicants who are 19+


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Ideal if:

You have a keen interest in performing arts and wish to progress on to University level study.

You’ll need:

There are no specific entry requirements, but applicants are invited to an Access Workshop.

You will be asked to bring portfolio evidence of any work you have done previously. Applicants will also be required to complete an initial assessment.

You’ll learn:

A range of units relevant to performing arts which will prepare you for the world of work or foundation degree (Fda) engagement.


The course consists of a minimum of 20 units of study which include Study Skills, English and Maths, ICT and a range of subject specific units.

You’ll go on to:

This course will prepare you for study at HNC or HND, Foundation Degree or Honours Degree level in any creative subject of your choice.

Many courses at this level are also available at Cornwall College.


Music & Performing Arts
Music & Performing Arts
Music & Performing Arts
Music & Performing Arts


Performing Arts Access to HE Diploma

Start Date

September 2020


St Austell


1 Year

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