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What's Involved

This course follows on from the 90 Credit Diploma to give you a total of 180 credits that allow you to broaden your knowledge of drama and the core techniques and skills for performers. Development of your communication and team working skills is greatly encouraged and it will be incorporated into your lessons throughout the course.

You will attend performance workshops and develop an understanding of the following:

  • Principles of Acting

  • Radio Acting

  • Devising Plays

  • Voice for the Actor

  • Developing Movement Skills

If you have not yet achieved a C Grade (or above) in GCSE English and Maths, you will also be required to retake the GCSE if you have achieved a D grade. If you achieved less than a D grade you will attend Functional Skills sessions.

Entry Requirements

  • 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (including English and maths)
  • An interview and an audition

Where will it take me?

You can progress onto higher education at university, our HNC in Performing Arts, professional theatre college or seek employment. Employment opportunities could involve work as an actor, dancer, director, choreographer, teacher, etc.

Course Assessment Method

You will be assessed through practical work, presentations and written assignments.

Where and When

Performing Arts (Drama) Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma (RQF)

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Fee Information

Course Code Study Mode Start Date Under 16 16-18 19+ International
A613NDF-18B Full Time 10/09/2018 £2,450 Free £2,450 N/A

Notes About Fees

Fees are shown at the cost per year

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the details, no responsibility is accepted by the College for any errors or omissions. The formation and continuation of classes will depend on sufficient enrolment and maintenance of satisfactory minimum attendance. Where the minimum number is not reached in three consecutive weeks the class will have to close or amalgamate with another group. The College reserves the right to change course details if necessary. The information at enrolment will contain the appropriate details.


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