Riverside College Halton

FD in Theatre Applied Drama and Creativity

Riverside College Halton
In Widnes

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Important information

Typology Foundation degree
Location Widnes
  • Foundation degree
  • Widnes
Description

The programme offers a chance to study theatre and drama as a practical and theoretical subject before considering how this understanding can be applied in a range of situations. You will develop analytical and practical performance skills and also acquire the ability to evaluate contexts for performance and design and develop creative programmes for specified client groups. The programme also.
Suitable for: If youre employed, the programme offers the chance to develop new skills in your current and enhance your future job prospects. If youre looking for work, the Foundation Degree could be a gateway to a variety of industrial and professional endeavours. Whilst not a vocational course, the Drama programme will equip you with writing, presentational, communication and collaborative skills that are.

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Starts Location
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Widnes
Cronton Lane, WA8 5WA, Cheshire, England
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Starts On request
Location
Widnes
Cronton Lane, WA8 5WA, Cheshire, England
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· Requirements

UCAS Application. If you have not got the entry requirements? Anyone interested in this programme should contact either the university or the individual centres to arrange an interview

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What you'll learn on the course

Theatre

Course programme


FD in Theatre, Applied Drama and Creativity
Foundation Degree

Who is the course for?
If youre employed, the programme offers the chance to develop new skills in your current and enhance your future job prospects. If youre looking for work, the Foundation Degree could be a gateway to a variety of industrial and professional endeavours. Whilst not a vocational course, the Drama programme will equip you with writing, presentational, communication and collaborative skills that are invaluable in many other professional and vocational areas. It opens many doors including the realms of drama therapy and theatre in education whilst enabling you to maintain a thorough knowledge of theatre and applied drama in a creative and academic forum.

What is the course about?
The programme offers a chance to study theatre and drama as a practical and theoretical subject before considering how this understanding can be applied in a range of situations. You will develop analytical and practical performance skills and also acquire the ability to evaluate contexts for performance and design and develop creative programmes for specified client groups. The programme also looks at self-employment, business planning skills and effective communication.

Will I need anything else?
You will be required to purchase a variety of texts and reference books.

How long & often do I attend?
The programme requires completing one quarter of the course in work-related or work-based learning. The programme is suitable for individuals already in work who wish to use their role as the subject of learning. The programme is designed with a day release model of delivery in order to accommodate such students. Students not in work need to complete a defined amount of work experience which is obtained with the support of the college centre and Edge Hill University.
The course is offered as both a full time and a part time programme and incorporates a substantial amount of online learning.

How will I be assessed?
The programme is assessed through a combination of essay writing, the creation of performance, the design of creative programmes, presentations, portfolios and proposals

What opportunities will this lead to?
This programme is specifically designed to address vocational outcomes. It may improve job prospects or job satisfaction for individuals in work or it may provide the foundation for work as a self employed creative practitioner

On completion of this Foundation Degree there is an opportunity to transfer to Year 3 of the BA (Hons) Drama programme at Edge Hill University.

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