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BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Performing Arts at Bridgewater High School

Course description

What will I study?

This course is a 120 credit and 720 guided learning hour (GLH) qualification that consists of 3 mandatory units plus optional units that provide for a combined total of 120 credits.

This course is the equivalent of 2 A levels.

Course outline:

Unit 1: Performance Workshop (10 credits)

Unit 3: Performing Arts Business (10 credits)

Unit 7: Performing to an Audience (10 credits)

Optional units (Nine 10 credit units chosen by BTEC Co-ordinator)

  • Devising Plays
  • Theatre in Education
  • Musical Theatre Performance
  • Variety Performance
  • Performing with Masks
  • Auditions for Actors
  • Audio Performance Acting
  • The Performance of Mime
  • Singing Skills for Actors and Dancers
  • Developing Physical Theatre
  • Tap Dance
  • Urban Dance
  • Movement in Performance
  • Jazz Dance
  • Dance Appreciation

How will I be assessed?

12 units assessed on Actors Log, rehearsals, presentations, performances and evaluations (PASS, MERIT, DISTINCTION).

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s A* - C including GCSE in at least one of the subject areas (Drama, Dance, Music) and/or BTEC Level 2 First Diploma.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 17 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years