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A2 Level : Drama and Theatre Studies at English Martyrs Catholic School

Course description

A2 DRAMA:  UNIT THREE:  PERFORMANCE ON A SET THEME

Students will devise a performance piece in response to a set theme and deliver two performances, the second from a published script.  In each case candidates will either act or demonstrate a technical skill with a group of performers.

AS DRAMA: UNIT FOUR: TEXT IN CONTEXT

Two plays are studied from the perspective of an actor, designer and director.

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.

Assessment

A2 UNIT 3:  TWO PERFORMANCES

                     Externally marked                      60%

                     Plus   One and a Half Hour written evaluation of the performance

A2 UNIT 4:  2 HOUR 30 MINUTE WRITTEN EXAMINATION

                    Externally marked                       40%

 

Exam Board:  WJEC

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level courses, which could be related to the performing arts, to prepare for higher education in 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.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

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: 25 November 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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