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

Performing, acting, singing, dancing, music, producing… your passion could become your future career. Our well-respected Music and Performing Arts courses are based in our City Centre Campus, with fantastic facilities including state-of-the-art film, dance and music studios, Mac suites and specialist creative classrooms. There’s also the 100-seat Theatr Michael Sheen, home to many performances and screenings through the year. 
CAVC is one of the largest providers of creative industries education in the country staff are industry professionals with vast and current experience and contacts in the industry. This sees exciting links, live projects, performances and opportunities with the likes of BAFTA, It’s My Shout and headline music venues throughout the year, all helping you to further stand out from the crowd.

Your CAVC

CAVC has strong creative industry links including Everyman Theatre, BAFTA, It’s My Shout, Bad Wolf, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and more. This provides you with unique and exciting industry talks, masterclasses, work experience, opportunities and involvement in high profile live projects.

Your Industry

The music industry is worth £5.2billion to the UK economy and has a workforce of 190,000 (UK Music 2019). 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 (2009-2017).

Your Future

Many students choose to progress to higher education, securing places in leading music and performing arts universities, including the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Many students move directly into work, starting their career in the creative industries.

Music and Performing Arts Courses

Music

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Music L2 Full Time 2 September 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Music (Performance) L3 Full Time 2 September 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Music (Production) L3 Full Time 2 September 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Diploma in Higher Education (DipHE) in Electronic Music Production L5 Full Time 10 September 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Diploma in Higher Education (DipHE) in Music Performance & Recording L5 Full Time 10 September 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
BA(Hons) Electronic Music Production (Top-up) L6 Full Time 10 September 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
BMus(Hons) in Music Performance & Recording (Top-up) L6 Full Time 10 September 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Performing Arts

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Acting for Confidence L3 Part Time 2 May 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Performing Arts Practice (Acting) L3 Full Time 2 September 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Performing Arts Practice (Musical Theatre) L3 Full Time 2 September 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Rubicon Dance - Extended Diploma L3 Full Time 9 September 2024 Rubicon Dance
Performing Arts Practice - Professional Diploma L4 Full Time 2 September 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff