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The course covers a range of disciplines within performing arts and can lead to further study and work in directing, writing, producing, solo performance, publicity and marketing and arts administration. The course will help you to develop your individual, communication and collaborative skills, as well as offer you the experience of working in a theatre company.
How will I know how I am doing?
Coursework is set with structured ,achievable targets and clear, regular feedback from your tutor. You will also discuss work as a student group and receive feedback from your peers.
What do I need to join?
Four GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English, as well as a merit at Level 2. Exceptional entry may be possible if a high level of skill in drama can be demonstrated. People over 19 without formal qualifications will be considered.
Maths & English
A key requirement for obtaining many jobs is to achieve a good standard of English and maths. Therefore, learners who do not yet have a GCSE grade 4 (C) will be enrolled on either GCSE or Functional Skills programmes alongside their main course.
The performing arts and leisure industry is one of the few areas in the jobs market that has seen sustained levels of employment and even shown areas of growth in the present economic climate.
There is a work placement opportunity on the course, and learners can also perform in public productions in our two professional-standard theatres.
What can I do next?
You will be prepared for higher education courses at drama schools and universities, or for our Degree in Drama and Performance, taught at the WISE Campus.
What are my career options?
It is expected that learners from this course will be suitably prepared to enter employment within the creative industries.
Course information last updated: Friday 17th September 2021 @ 10.30am (1 day ago)