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Drama and Theatre Studies A Level at Malbank School and Sixth form College

Course description

Theatre studies is a fantastic course and helps build confidence and gives you a variety of different life skills, A significant number of our students go to top Universities and drama schools and end up working in the theatre, education and law. Theatre studies give you the chance to learn a significant number of life skills critical in the world of work.

Students will have the opportunity to produce and perform their own work. They have the opportunity to lead a team and use a variety of communication skills. At the end of the course you will be able to run and organise significant projects, critical for the world of work.

Course content


Unit 1: Demonstrate the application of performance of performance and/or production skills through the realisation of drama and theatre. This will be achieved through creating a live piece of performance and producing a monologue or duologue. (30%)
Unit 2: Students will be directed by their teacher in a major performance and will create a monologue/duologue for presentation to an external examiner (30%)


Unit 3: Create their own piece of performance using the skills learnt during their first year of study (30%)
Unit 4: Explore and interpret plays from different time periods (30%) Make critical and evaluative judgments of live theatre.

Entry requirements

A Positive and creative individual who has a commitment to hard work.

Future opportunities

Careers in Performing arts, the stage, set design, film and media, theatre management, teaching, Law and Business based careers.

Further information

What Extra Opportunities are available?

At Malbank sixth form college we offer a wide range of experiences and opportunities to develop your subject and experience and personal statements/CVs. There are trips to Theatres, a weekend residential experience, the opportunity to perform in the school production, National Youth Theatre and the Shakespeare schools festival.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Malbank School and Sixth form College directly.

Last updated date: 16 August 2016

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