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Drama and Theatre Studies A Level (AQA) at Marling School

Course description

Drama and Theatre Studies is for students who wish to increase their practical and theoretical understanding of the theatre and performance. It is suitable for those who are interested in a career in the creative arts (a booming industry which is just as valuable in the UK as the financial industry), those who wish to study an A level which complements English Literature or indeed for those students who desire an interesting contrast between their options. The course has a strong practical element (either in acting, directing or design) but is sufficiently academic to meet higher education requirements. Drama and Theatre Studies suits students who enjoy a mix of individual skill development and team-based learning and who wish to develop presentation skills and improve self-confidence. For those students hoping to get into drama school, Drama and Theatre Studies is the most relevant A level subject to take. Other students might take advantage of the growing number of higher education courses related to Drama and Theatre Studies including scriptwriting, screenwriting, film studies, editing, costume, set design, lighting or sound. Studying Drama helps develop key business skills, such as creative thinking, negotiation, leadership, and collaboration - key transferrable skills that will be useful in any industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Marling School directly.

Last updated date: 26 October 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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