Level 3 Diploma Performing Arts (Acting)

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code R02SPL3PAA101
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Do you want to be an actor on stage and screen? Are you the next Jodie Comer, Benedict Cumberbatch or Asa Butterfield? Then you can start your training here with the University of Arts London (UAL) Level 3 Performing Arts: Acting qualification.

This course offers a challenging and exciting exploration of classical and contemporary performance to give you the industry standard skills needed to progress into a Performing Arts career.

You will work towards small and large scale productions and take part in a range of industry experiences including public performance, competitions, workshops and theatre trips. You will study both practical and theoretical principles of acting, such as script work, devising and historical context of theatre, while working with tutors and peers to develop your skills and knowledge.

This innovative course will provide professional training enabling you to access a range of higher education and career options.

The full extended diploma is delivered over 2 years.


  • Classical Theatre
  • Contemporary Theatre, Movement/physical theatre
  • Body Conditioning
  • Health of the Performer
  • Safe Practice
  • Practitioners including Stanislavski, Brecht, Laban, Artaud, Boal etc.
  • Directing
  • Devised Theatre
  • Scripted Work
  • Drama Analysis
  • Vocal Technique
  • Ensemble and Solo Performance
  • Audition Technique
  • Theatre History and Context
  • Performance Skills
  • Evaluative and Reflective Writing Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Discipline
  • Confidence
  • Resilience
  • Creativity

How will it be delivered?

Your course assessments may include:
  • 100% practical assessments and coursework
  • There are no written exams
  • Independent study
  • Collaboration and ensemble work

Your next steps...

BA (Hons) degree in Performing Arts, Acting, Theatre, Performance.