Music and Performing Arts

Learn from staff who are industry professionals and work on live briefs for industry as part of your course.

About Music and Performing Arts

Our well-respected courses are taught in our City Centre Campus which includes, state-of-the-art film, dance, music and performing arts facilities. That’s not all though, our Theatr Michael Sheen (officially opened by the man himself!), Mac suites and specialist creative classrooms are also on site. Learn from staff who are industry professionals and work on live briefs for industry as part of your course.

CAVC is the founder college for the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural in Wales – providing opportunities for students to link with employers. We also work with prestigious organisations including BAFTA and the National Theatre of Wales to offer you unique opportunities to hear from industry experts and undertake work placements that boost your CV and help prepare you for employment.

Your CAVC

The College has strong links with industry including the BBC, National Theatre Wales, Wales Millennium Centre, ITV Wales and the Sherman Theatre, providing opportunities for work experience and involvement in high profile projects.

Your Industry

The music industry is worth £4.5billion to the UK economy and has grown by 2% since 2017 (UK Music 2018). According to data contained in the Clwstwr Report 2020, There are more than 2,400 jobs in the Music, performing and visual arts with an average yearly growth rate of 2.2% in Cardiff (09-17).

Your Future

Our students progress – many directly into employment in the creative industries. Most Level 3 students go on to study a university course in universities across the UK, with many choosing to stay at CAVC to study one of our unique and respected Foundation Degrees in subjects including Performing Arts, Film, Photography and Music.

Music and Performing Arts Courses

Music

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Level
Availability
Start dates available
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Course name
Level
Level
Availability
Start dates available
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Year
Locations available
Music
L2 Full Time 30 August 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Music (Performance)
L3 Full Time 30 August 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Music Production Techniques
L3 Part Time 11 January 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Music Technology
L3 Full Time 30 August 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Diploma in Higher Education (DipHE) in Electronic Music Production
L5 Full Time 13 September 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Diploma in Higher Education (DipHE) in Music Performance & Recording
L5 Full Time 13 September 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
BA(Hons) Electronic Music Production (Top-up)
L6 Full Time 13 September 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
BMus(Hons) in Music Performance & Recording (Top-up)
L6 Full Time 13 September 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Performing Arts

Level
Level
Availability
Start dates available
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Year
Locations available
Course name
Level
Level
Availability
Start dates available
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Year
Locations available
Acting for Confidence
L3 Part Time 11 January 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Performing Arts
L3 Full Time 30 August 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Performing Arts Practice (Musical Theatre)
L3 Full Time 30 August 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Foundation Degree in Performing Arts
L5 Full Time 13 September 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff