Course Details

This course offers an exciting opportunity for students of all ages, backgrounds and educational achievements to gain an introduction to Acting and the world of theatre. The course will give you acting experience as well as a range of other work designed to help you understand how theatre works and develop essential background knowledge. Team work is an essential part of Acting and there is an emphasis on developing your ability to work as part of a team throughout the course.

Entry Requirements

Normally you will have a GCSE profile of C and D grades. However, previous experience or simply a desire to experience theatre acting is essential whatever qualifications you might possess. Admission is by an audition and interview.

Career options

The course is excellent preparation to the Acting level 3 Diploma course. There may be the possibility of moving into limited roles within the profession such as backstage work and Access to Community Arts work.

Acting Level 2 Diploma

Five highlights

  • 1 Outstanding Teaching and Learning
  • 2 Supportive learning environment that responds to you as an individual
  • 3 Good facilities and excellent performance opportunities
  • 4 Work with friendly, enthusiastic staff and industry professionals
  • 5 Excellent progression rates to Level 3 Acting course

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 07.09.2020
  • UAL Diploma in Performing Arts and Production Arts (Acting)


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Course code Location Course length Start date
PFA233CF1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 07.09.2020

What you need to know

What will I study?

The Level 2 Acting qualification which consist of units • Introduction to Performance • Introduction to production • Communicating with an Audience • Staging a Performance • Contextual Research for Performance and Production • Personal Project and Presentation • Producing and Performing to an Audience

How will I be taught?

The course is taught through practical projects, with written and research work attached to support the development of a broader understanding of performance and production. These projects will usually have a practical/performance component as an essential part of the project. In the Summer term the course concludes with a major production in the College Theatre.

How will I be assessed?

Units 1-8 are assessed internally and are fully embedded within the projects through the academic year. Unit 9 is your Final Major Project and is externally assessed. You must complete Units 1-8 successfully before participating in Unit 9 work. Unit 9 is a fully supported, full-scale production in our theatre.

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