• 100%

    pass rate in 20 A-Level subjects

    Summer 2019 (including Diploma Criminology)

  • 99.1%

    overall A-Level pass rate.

    Summer 2019 (including Diploma Criminology)

  • Free meals

    Eligible students may be entitled to bursaries and free meals.

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
08/09/20202 Years3Full-TimeHartlepool Sixth FormA-Levels
08/09/20202 Years3Full-TimeHartlepool Sixth FormA-Levels

What’s it all about?

If you have developed an interest and aptitude for drama through your school or other experience and want to pursue it at a specialist level, this course could be for you.

After successfully completing this course you could go on to further study at Sunderland College or university or drama school. The course could also help you gain employment in the performing arts industry.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
16-18FREEYou will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

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What’s next?

After successfully completing this course you could go on to further study at Sunderland College or university or drama school. The course could also help you gain employment in the performing arts industry.

Careers

Actors, entertainers and presenters

Actors, entertainers and presenters sing, portray roles in dramatic productions, perform comedy routines, gymnastic feats and tricks of illusion, train animals to perform and perform with them, and introduce and present radio and television programmes.

Medium Salary

£ 34320

358 people employed as Actors, entertainers and presenters in the current year.

Dancers and choreographers

Dancers and choreographers devise, direct, rehearse and perform classical and contemporary dance routines.

Medium Salary

£ 35692

144 people employed as Dancers and choreographers in the current year.

Musicians

Musicians write, arrange, orchestrate, conduct and perform musical compositions.

Medium Salary

£ 42078

604 people employed as Musicians in the current year.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.