Drama & Theatre Studies A-Level at Worthing College
This course is designed for students who enjoy reading and watching plays and taking part in drama, as a performer.
In the first year, you study one set play and two extracts from related texts. You will participate in two performances - one devised and one text-based.
In the second Year, you study at least 3 set plays alongisde a number of other related text extracts, and participate in two performances - one devised and one text based.
You need a minimum of five GCSEs at A*- C grade.
There are exams for the written units which are externally set and are marked and are worth 40% of the A level. The practical units are worth 60% in total and internally assessed.
You may be assessed for an AS qualification in this course at the end of your first year as a measure of your progress.
Careers in acting, performing, TV, film, technical theatre, and teaching are all possible using this course as a starting point for further study and training.
This A level is also accepted as an entry requirement for a whole range of higher education courses not directly related to the performing arts.
Many people maintain a lifetime interest in performing arts and will join this course as a means of enhancing their insight and enjoyment.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Worthing College directly.