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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing and Production Arts – Acting

This is a top up of the Level 3 Diploma in Performance and Production Arts
– Acting.

Within this qualification, you will continue to cover a variety of acting
styles and techniques and become a well rounded performer. In this full time
course, you will take part in internal and external performances throughout the
year. Students will have the opportunity to tour the nearby theatres to perform
in their final term. This course is 90% practical and 10% theory based.

Key Information

  • Course Level

  • Duration

    1 year

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You will continue to develop each acting skill extensively including
Improvisation, Devising, Script Work, Classical text, Monologues and Audition
Techniques alongside studying practitioners and their work.

An annual trip to London allows you to see professional shows. Additional
studies and enrichment master classes throughout the year give you the
opportunity to work with industry professionals. Each student has the
opportunity to audition for casting agency, ‘Duckegg Agency’, allowing you to
access professional work. Students are able to receive one to one sessions
alongside their group classes.

You will complete 3 formative units and a final summative unit where you
will be graded with a Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Units include;

  • Developing Performance and Production skills

  • Preparing for Progression

  • Exploration of a Specialist Study and Context and Collaborative Performance

  • These units will be completed throughout the year using varied assessment
    styles to suit your needs. Units can be submitted verbally, electronically or

    Applicants must have successfully completed the Level 3 Diploma in Performance and Production Arts (Acting). Entrants must demonstrate a passion and determination for the subject.

    Students typically progress onto a Level 4 Professional Diploma in Performance, higher education or employment.

    Popular careers include;

  • Stage Actor (West End, Regional and Touring Theatres)

  • Screen Acting (Television, Film)

  • Director

  • Producer

  • Teacher/Lecturer

  • Acting within the community

    Financial Support

    Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

    Course Fees


    We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


    Apply or enquire about this course

    Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.

    Apply online Make an enquiry Call 01724 281 111

    Information for EU Students

    From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

    Visit our International pages for more information and contact details