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Drama & Theatre Studies AS & A Level at Hampstead School

Course description

Year 12

  • Component 1: Devising 40% of the A level qualification
    (practical exam and coursework)

Year 13

  • Component 2: Text in Performance 20% of the A level
    (practical exam)
  • Component 3: Theatre Makers in Practice 40% of the A level qualification
    (written exam)

Entry requirements

You do not need to have studied Drama at GCSE in order to take up A level Drama & Theatre Studies. You need to have a real enthusiasm and interest in theatre and an ability to express yourself well on paper.

Future opportunities

A level Drama & Theatre Studies gives you an excellent insight into theatre as a living art form and a wider knowledge of what informs contemporary practice. Beyond, employers and universities value Theatre Studies as an academic course, it is a favoured subject for those applying to do Law. You might think specifically about pursuing Drama, Arts, English, Design or Media at higher level and Drama & Theatre Studies provides an excellent basis for this.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 17 January 2017
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