Update: NHS Test and Trace: COVID-19 Testing for Students - click here for full details

Do you have aspirations of becoming a professional actor/acting or forging a career in the performing arts industry as a director, writer or producer? This qualification will put you on the first rung of the ladder. If you think you have the dedication, commitment and focus needed to succeed in this competitive industry, this is the ideal course for you.

  • What will I learn?

    This course is designed to give students high level acting skills. There are a range of opportunities to perform including shows in our well equipped theatre, outdoor performance, children's theatre in local schools and collaboration with our film and TV students.

  • Example modules

    • Principles of Acting
    • TV & Film
    • Storytelling
    • Contemporary Theatre
    • Classical Theatre
    • Children's Theatre
  • How will I be assessed?

    Continuous assessment through assignments, project-led practical classes and workshops, studio productions and a final major production in our Theatre on the Hill.

  • Entry Requirements

    4 GCSE's at Grade 4 (C) or above one of which must be English or Maths OR successful completion of a Level 2 qualification including a pass at English and Maths. You will also be required to attend an audition.

  • Progression & Career Opportunities

    Higher education degrees in acting, performance, directing and theatre-related disciplines or to drama schools/colleges, all of which are the routes to a range of careers in the performing arts industry.

Course Image

Course Details

Qualification Level Level 3
Study Mode Full-Time Course
Start Date September
Duration 36 Weeks
Course Code FACTXL3DP-1
Runs at


Apply Now Enquire

Student Showcase

** Please be aware that some scenes contain strong language and adult themes.

Tuition fees information


Click here to download

Can we email you about course availability and open days you may be interested in?

Please enter your email address
Invalid Input

You are enquiring for...

    Please select a title
    Please tell us your first name
    Please tell us your surname
    Please tell us your date of birth
    Please tell us your email address
    Invalid Input
    Please tell us your postcode
    Please select your highest obtained qualification
    Please tell us how you heard about Bucks College Group
    Please tell us how you heard about Bucks College Group
    Invalid Input
    This field is required.
    Invalid Input
    Invalid Input