Level 3 Drama
Drama at this level is divided into three areas of study. Performance, Drama Creation and Drama studies. Achieving between 16 -24 credits is expected in this course. Your portfolio of work will form the bases for all of your assessments. Assessment times have been set so that you can achieve your best in all areas and there will be little opportunity for re-assessment.
Extension opportunities will be provided through individual programmes in certain areas.
Involvement in the co-curricular programmes and events (school show, performing arts) are highly recommended and expected as part of furthering your drama education.
The first term is focused on growing and developing your skills with script and drama techniques
Term 2 is focused on devising. This includes the elements and conventions of Drama
Term 3 works towards your external practice exam with a focus on seeing alive performance.
You will also work towards a specific theatres studies topic that develops a complete understanding of the elements, techniques, conventions of a specific drama form or theatre style.
Term 4 will see the completion of the final internal standard and the final preparation for the external examination.
Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 17
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Diversional Therapist, Actor, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Author, Dancer, Entertainer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Make-up Artist, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Early Childhood Teacher, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Horse Trainer, Model, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Television Presenter,
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