WJEC AS Level Drama and Theatre Studies Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
A Levels



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Day

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone



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Start Date

Start Date
06 September 2023

Infill to fulltime course

34 weeks

In a nutshell

Drama and Theatre Studies is for students who enjoy reading and watching plays, as well as taking part, whether performing, directing or designing sets and costumes.

This course is for...

... you’re enthusiastic about theatre

... you want a practical and theoretical study programme

... you’re creative and interested in following the Creative Arts Pathway, the Design and Media Pathway, the English and Writing Pathway

Course content

This course offers students the freedom to choose both the content and the form of their practical presentations. In total, you’ll be studying 2 units:

AS Unit 1: Theatre Workshop

Non-exam assessment: internally assessed, externally moderated, 24% of qualification. You’ll be assessed on either acting or design and participate in the creation, development and performance of a piece of theatre.

You must produce:

  • A realisation of the performance or design
  • A creative log
  • An evaluation

AS Unit 2: Text in Theatre Written Examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

16% of the qualification. Open book: A series of questions based on A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller.

Students can progress to University or a career in Performing Arts.

Entry Requirements

To enter this course, you’ll need a minimum of 5 GCSEs. Grade C or above, to include Maths/Maths Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language.

A grade B in English is desirable to study AS Drama. Alternative subject achievements might be considered if you do not have a grade “B”. Please talk to one of our advisors.

Additional information

You will need to contribute towards the cost of trips and visits and you will be required to purchase recommended texts.

Where can I study WJEC AS Level Drama and Theatre Studies Level 3?

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 06 September 2023

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All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

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