BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Performing Arts

Pearson: BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Performing Arts 601/7235/6

Outline / Course Objectives

This course is designed to complement a choice of two other A Levels or BTECs and offers a rounded education in the Performing Arts with a focus on working in the industry, the creation of new works alongside developing your own discipline from a choice of Musical Theatre, Acting and Dance.

Course Content

You will study a range of modules which are compulsory but then you have a choice of some optional modules which can be related to your chosen disciplines.

Core ModulesSpecialist Modules*
Investigating Practitioners Work  Theatre Directing Interpreting Classical Texts For Performance  
Developing Skills and techniques for Live Performance  Musical Theatre Techniques Singing Techniques for Performance  
Group Performance Workshop  Healthy Dancer Contemporary Dance Technique  
Performing Arts in the Community  *Indicative modules  


The course is assessed through a mixture of assignments some of which are internally assessed and externally moderated as well as fully externally assessed components.

Entry Requirements: APS of 3.85. Grade 4 in GCSE English. Evidence of commitment to Performing through involvement in shows, productions

Future Opportunities

This course can lead on to further training in either the performing arts or University courses related to other course choices

Suggested Subject Combinations

Music, English, Business, Economics, Sociology, Psychology