Edexcel A level Performing Arts (2008)

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Students will enjoy this course if they have an interest in developing broad skills, knowledge and understanding based on the practical needs and concerns of the performing arts industry. They'll have the opportunity to specialise in either performance or production support and gather a knowledge of the methods used by professionals working in teams and with clients, commissioners and audiences.

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Specification

Specification

Edexcel Applied A level Performing Arts specification
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Qualification type:
Applied AS and A level
Subject:
Performing Arts
Specification codes:
AS Single Award (8781),
A level Double Award (9781)
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2008
First assessment:
2009

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Our Edexcel Applied A level Performing Arts specification introduces learning in a work-related context, allowing students to develop an understanding of the performing arts sector. Its six-unit structure provides a range of teaching, learning and assessment styles to motivate learners to achieve their full potential.

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Studying this specification

Our Edexcel A level in Performing Arts has been designed to give you an understanding of all aspects of performing arts, as well as the opportunity to specialise in either performance or production support.  

You'll learn how a performance is realised from creative, administrative and organisational perspectives and gain insights into the nature of the industry. The vocational emphasis of this qualiļ¬cation encourages you to apply working methods used by professionals.

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