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.
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Start: 6th September 2021
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 you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!
If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.