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BTEC Performing Arts Level 3 at Seaford Head School and 6th form centre

Course description

What are the benefits of taking this course?:

  • Enjoy a variety of stimulating activities designed to allow them to study the world of drama and theatre
  • The opportunity to gain the knowledge to be a performer, a designer and an active audience member.

Students will participate in public performances with group or solo pieces. Students will be expected to attend theatre trips termly organised by the department costing between £5 and £35.


Course content

This course is made up of a number of units, allowing students to build up their qualification in stages. Students are assessed through coursework.

Entry requirements

5+ GCSE C including English and Mathematics or a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit or above.


Extended Certificate: 4 units, of which 3 are mandatory and 2 are external.

Mandatory content (83%).

External assessment (58%).

Diploma: 8 units of which 6 are mandatory and 3 are external.

Mandatory content (83%).

External assessment (46%).


Financial information

Students will be expected to attend theatre trips organised by the department costings between £5 and £35

Future opportunities

The Performing Arts is a varied and diverse industry. Performing Arts can be a good foundation to prepare you for employment in this field. However, it can also be good grounding for other careers such as Law, Education, Hospitality or any other field in which inter-personal skills are valued.

This course will enable students to apply for academic study at university or practical drama at drama school.

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: 18 October 2016
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