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Performing Arts

Acting Performance and Professional Theatre Preparation NPA (SCP)

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Part time

Duration 39 weeks

Start date Aug 2021

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Course overview

THIS COURSE IS FOR S5 & S6 PUPILS WHO ARE STILL AT SCHOOL

 

This course is being offered through the Performing Arts Studio Scotland  (PASS) at Edinburgh College.

 

This course gives young people the opportunity to study at college and gain a unique qualification and a range of experience in Acting and Performance and Theatre Preparation.

 

The aim is to help students make an informed choice for future options after school regarding the Performing Arts. The course gives you the opportunity to achieve two National Progression Awards (at SQCF Level 6)

 

 

The award is also designed to meet the needs of learners who wish to develop a foundation for progression to further study and to provide skills and knowledge appropriate to the theatre industry.

What you will learn

 

  • Preparation for Audition
  • Drama: Acting Skills
  • Professional Theatre in Context
  • Drama: Theatre Skills in Performance
  • NPA in Professional Theatre Preparation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The NPA in Professional Theatre Preparation is designed to equip candidates with the knowledge, understanding, and skills appropriate to the theatre profession and to develop a foundation for progression to further study in drama.

 

 

 

How the course is assessed

  • Through practical demonstration and written theoretical assignments.

Number of days per week

  • Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 1.30-4.00pm

 

Entry requirements

  • Ideally, you will be studying towards/achieved Higher English and you will require a pass (grade C or above) at National 5 English

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

 

  • Selection is competitive and based on your interview and application form (not just on your academic qualifications)
  • You will be required to attend a selection process interview and audition. Information will be sent to you if you successfully pass the application process.

 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • The NPA qualification has UCAS tariff points similar to 1 Higher at Grade B when applying for related film and media or drama degrees
  • At college you can study a wide variety of film or acting related HN qualifications
  • You can progress on to a film and media or drama related course.

Career options

  • Writer
  • Actor
  • Director
  • Stage
  • Manager

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Part time 24/08/21 39 Weeks

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