Drama and Theatre Studies

This course is designed for students who enjoy reading and watching plays, and taking part in drama: as a performer, director or designer.

Drama and Theatre Studies helps you to analyse the ways in which different performance and production elements are brought together to create theatre.

The course offers a wide choice of set plays for study and the opportunity to write about live productions as well as developing your skills in practical drama.

Progression

Higher Education qualifications in Drama and Theatre Studies. Careers include: Acting, Theatre Production and Management, Marketing and Journalism.

How to apply

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Course detail

Start date: September 2017

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs Grade A* to C.

Study units

Unit 1: Practical exploration of two contrasting scripts from the perspective of a performer, director and designer. You will also experience and review live theatre performance.

Unit 2: Focus on scripts in performance. You can choose a design or performance option, working individually and with others to interpret and perform existing scripts.

Assessment

Unit 1: 40%
Internally assessed practical work and supporting exploration notes.

Unit 2: 60%
Externally assessed by visiting examiner.