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NCEA Level 2 Drama
Level 2
Number of Credits: 16

Entry Recommendations: Foundation Diploma Drama is required or entry in consultation with the Curriculum Leader of Drama.

Course Outline: This course builds on the skills developed in NCEA Level 1 Drama.  It is a course of study that students will help design themselves.

Skills developed in the course:

  • Drama performance skills
  • Devising drama
  • Theatre studies
  • Script writing
  • Directing
  • Analysis of performance techniques and technologies

Course Costs: $50 to cover costs involved in the Year 12 NCEA Drama production.

This course leads to: NCEA Level 3 Drama.


AS 91210
Perform a substantial acting role
4 Credits
Assessment Period - Term 3
AS 91214
Devise and perform a drama
4 Credits
Performance and portfolio
Assessment Period - Term 1, Week 9
AS 91216
Use complex skills associated with a theatre form or period
4 Credits
Performance and portfolio
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 9
AS 91219
Discuss elements, techniques and conventions
4 Credits
Assessment Period - Term 4
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