Drama & Theatre Studies

Course Summary:

As a Drama and Theatre student you’ll study a range of texts from various playwrights and in diverse style, from Restoration Comedy and 19th Century Drama, right up to current contemporary work. You’ll work on these practically and theoretically and develop your skills as a performer, through both individual and ensemble work. As a budding performer you will have lots of opportunities to perform in front of an audience in our fantastic purpose built theatre and our black box rehearsal space.

Higher Education Destinations:

  • The University of Salford – Broadcast Journalism
  • The University of Sunderland – Drama
  • University College Oldham- Performance
  • Newcastle University – English Language
  • Manchester Metropolitan University – Creative Writing and Drama
  • The University of Salford – Television and Radio

Career destinations:

An A Level in Drama and Theatre Arts is useful for Performing Arts based HE courses, including stage school courses, as well as careers in Media and Broadcasting, Education and Theatre. Drama will also help you develop key communication skills and confidence, which will help you succeed in a broad range of careers.

Entry Requirements:

You’ll need a 4 or above in GCSE English Language and some practical experience is desirable. It is imperative that you enjoy performing and be committed to working as part of a team.

Assessment Method:

60% coursework
40% exam

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