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AS Level : Drama and Theatre Studies

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
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What will you be working towards?

Code AS/Drama
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

AS DRAMA: UNIT ONE: PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP

For this Unit candidates will either act in a group or contribute their chosen technical production skill to a performance from a set text and a devised piece.  They will work on the ideas of TWO PRACTITIONERS.

AS DRAMA: UNIT TWO: TEXT IN PERFORMANCE

Two plays are studied from the perspective of an actor, designer and director.  The same areas are studied through productions seen at the theatre.

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How will it be delivered?

AS UNIT 1:  EITHER TWO PERFORMANCES OR DESIGN PROJECTS

                     Internally marked                      40%

AS UNIT 2:  A 2 HOUR WRITTEN EXAMINATION

                     Externally marked                     60%

 

Exam Board:  WJEC

 

Entry requirements

Unit 1 is intended to enable all students to reach the same standard, so there is no need to have studied Drama at GCSE in order to start this Course.

Your next steps...

You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses that may be related to the performing arts or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Drama and Theatre Studies, which could lead onto higher education within the arts or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to the performing arts such as working in the Film, Television or Theatre industries. You may also like to look at joining a theatre group to increase your drama and theatre experience. The course offers a distinct subject content which provides you with the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers from lots of industries are looking for.

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