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Theatre Studies AS at Therfield School

Course description

Written paper including theatre criticism (examination) Exploration of two sets texts (coursework) A performance of a play, performed to an audience (externally assessed)

Entry requirements

GCSE Drama is not mandatory, but a Grade B in both GCSE English and English Literature plus recent experience in drama productions/activities is essential. Rehearsal and theatre visits after school are compulsory elements of the course and students must demonstrate a commitment to the course and to others students if they are to succeed.

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level courses, which could be related to the performing arts, to prepare for higher education in the arts or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to the performing arts such as working in the Film, Television or Theatre industries. You may also like to look at joining a theatre group to increase your drama and theatre experience. The course offers a distinct subject content which provides you with the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers from lots of industries are looking for.

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 Therfield School directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year