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BTEC First Diploma in Performing Arts

Acting is a unique profession that allows you to explore diverse characters and stories and introducing you to ideas, situations and people that can help you develop a richer understanding of the world.

By helping you develop your skills, confidence and working knowledge of performing arts, this course prepares you for employment across a range of industries.

The course consists of a number of units, covering topics such as:

  • Devising plays
  • The development of drama
  • Acting skills and techniques
  • Musical theatre performance

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4 GCSEs at grades D to G/GCSE grade 3 - 1 (including a curriculum-related subject). Or a Level 1 related qualification.

  • Level 3 Extended Diploma Performing Arts - Acting
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Basic Information

Course Code P03F2PFA9P
Location Wisemore Campus
Level Level 2
Type Full-Time
Fee Aged 16-18: FREE, Aged 19 & Over: Call to speak to Student Finance
Start Date Sep 09 2019

Maths & English Requirement

English and Maths is a mandatory part of the 16-19 study programme.
If you have GCSEs in English and Maths at:

  • A* - C or 4-9 - You will continue to study English and Maths but do not have to take another exam.
  • D or 3 - You will need to resit your GCSE English and Maths at college.
  • E, F or G / 1 or 2 - You will study for Functional Skills until you get to Level 1. Then you will take GCSE English and Maths.

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