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Performing Arts - BTEC Extended Diploma at RR6 Wimbledon

Course description

Why study Performing Arts? This course will give you insight into the varied employment opportunities in the performing arts industry. The course can be adapted to your interests, abilities and aspirations. There are compulsory units plus your choice of specialist units such as theatre direction, contemporary dance, arts in the community or script writing. For the Extended Diploma you must study five core units and twelve optional units, selected from a wide range. How will I be assessed? All completed units are internally assessed at RR6 and graded Pass Merit or Distinction. A variety of methods is used including case studies, projects and performances.

Entry requirements

GCSE in Drama/Dance at B or above or Merit profile at BTEC Level 2. You should also have practical experience of live performance. The Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A levels.

Future opportunities

There is a wide variety of careers that can be explored including acting, stage management or directing. Both the Subsidiary and Extended Diploma are ideal pathways to further study at higher education.

Further information

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

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact RR6 Wimbledon directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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