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Music and performing arts

If you never miss a beat when it comes to music, or love to take the limelight and tread the boards, a course in music or performing arts could be the right choice for you. Our students are given the skills needed to be able to follow their dreams in this competitive industry.

Music and performing arts courses

Why choose music and performing arts at West Notts?

Be inspired by VIP industry visitors

Creative arts students will be treated to master classes, demonstrations and workshops by esteemed actors and talented tutors, designed to develop the skills needed to stand out from the competition.

Train using industry-standard facilities

From recording studios and editing suites, to dance studios and rehearsal space – students are free to grow their talents using the best facilities available. Create; the college’s specialist hub is always abuzz with activity as students train to be the best in their field.

Showcase your talents to the public!

There’s never a dull moment at West Notts. Our students regularly hold showcases for students, staff and the public in order to showcase their musical or performing talents. Performing Arts students also get to perform in musicals and plays at Create, the college’s 150-seat theatre.

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Course progression
routes at West Notts

Music and music technology
ENTRY LEVELLEVEL 1LEVEL 2LEVEL 3UNI LEVEL
Performing arts
ENTRY LEVELLEVEL 1LEVEL 2LEVEL 3UNI LEVEL
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Why choose West Notts?

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98.8% A Level pass rate in 2019

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Best A Level provider in Mansfield and Ashfield for student progress*

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

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£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
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