Level 3

Performing Arts (Acting) Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2022
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2022
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

This course will give you all you need to pursue a career in the performing arts as an actor, or as a stepping stone to drama school or university.

Entry Requirements

  • Level 2 qualification or GCSEs x 4 at grade 4/C -  one to be grade 4/C in ENGLISH OR MATHS dependent on vocational subject to be studied
  • You will be asked to evidence your ability in the subject in the form of an audition
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

  • Historical context of performance
  • The performing arts business
  • Physical theatre performance
  • Children’s theatre performance
  • Acting auditions
  • Acting for film and TV
  • Classical and contemporary theatre
  • Developing your voice
  • Scriptwriting skills
  • Maths and English

Assessment & Feedback

  • Rehearsals and performances
  • Portfolios, essays and presentations
  • Evaluations and group discussions

Course Cost

School Leavers, full_time: FREE

FREE to UK under 19s not in employment.

Important

Aged 18 as of 31st August 2022 and applying for Level 3 Extended Diploma?

Your application and enrolment will be for the one year Level 3 Diploma. If you wish to complete the full Extended Diploma you will need to apply for an (Advanced Learner Loan) to cover the tuition fees after successfully completing the Diploma.

For more information please contact our admissions team

email: admissions@southessex.ac.uk

What Next...

Higher education at university, college or conservatoire, including our HND Performance at University Centre Southend.