This course is perfect if you’re a talented performer, want a career in the performing arts, and are looking to further develop your skills.
You’ll learn high-level skills to enable you to pursue a career in the performing arts industry, including: rehearsing, acting, devising, voice, acting for TV and film, movement, physical theatre, character study and directing.
You can expect experienced tutors with huge amounts of industry experience to support you with a wide variety of practical projects, covering a mixture of theatrical and acting styles, plus opportunities to work alongside other students to create your own work.
You will complete 90 credits in Year 1 and gain a standalone qualification. On successful completion of this, you will progress into Year 2 to gain the full Extended Diploma.
Location to be confirmed
Due to the COVID-19 crisis this course will start at another college campus and may move to the City Hub later in the year.
Start: 7th September 2020
Course code: C000840 / Q002032
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Acting
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades 9–4 (A*–C), including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grades 9–4 (A*–C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths, or a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and Maths GCSE grades 9–4 (A*–C).
You’ll be assessed on practical tasks, projects and productions, supported by a record of written evidence.
Choose to follow with progression to drama school, onto degree-level study, such as our foundation degree in Acting, HNC Foundation course in Acting, or top-up degree in Performing Arts, or a career in the performing arts industry.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!