Drama and Theatre Studies

A Level

This course is designed for students with a keen interest in studying, visiting and producing theatre.

Overview

This course is designed for students with a keen interest in studying, visiting and producing theatre. It primarily consists of studying play texts, live performance work and the ideas of influential theatre directors.

Assessment:

Written Exam (40%) Practical Exam (60%)

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements plus grade 6 GCSE English Language and English Literature. Grade B in GCSE Drama also desirable.

Exam board: AQA
Costs:

£30 for textbooks plus £120 for theatre visits and workshops over the two years.

Programme leader:

Tara Choudrie

Course structure

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Careers

There are a variety of options for students considering a career in the field of drama, including teacher, actor, coach, art director, film practitioner, youth worker, stage manager and script writer.

Higher education

This course is excellent preparation for students who would like to pursue the subject or related subjects such as English, media or dance into higher education.

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