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A Level Drama & Theatre Studies at Huddersfield New College

Course description

This is a two year programme which will broaden your understanding of many areas within drama, and develop your acting and performance skills. You will also develop your analytical interpretation skills. Topics include:

• Creation, development and performance of pieces using a variety of theatre techniques and an extract from a text
• Exploration of different play texts
• Analysis of script extracts
• Reinterpretation of an extract from a set text

Course content

Your lessons will see you undertaking a range of classroom based learning in addition to honing your skills in our onsite theatres. A confidence and passion for Performing Arts is naturally required.


Entry requirements

General entry criteria applies, this is available on our website.


The course includes a range of written and practical exams, and analysis of texts including questions on an unseen script on areas such as charactisation and staging.

Future opportunities

This A Level supports a wide range of progression routes. This includes roles in the field and on to a wider range of careers. This subject can support a wider range of careers including those that require confidence in public speaking. Over the two years, you will develop a range of skills in relation to acting and performing, along with analytical interpretation and writing skills.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 11 October 2017
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