Acting - BA Hons (Lancaster University)


Qualification Obtained: BA (Hons) in Acting

Course Overview

The BA (Hons) Acting degree is designed to offer a vocational training programme for those seeking to pursue careers within the performance sector with a primary focus of acting for stage and screen. This is to include a full training regimen for aspiring professional actors, as well as provide a foundation for students who wish to progress into careers in the wider performance sector, such as musicians, presenters, educators, salespeople and independent creative entrepreneurs. The degree is designed to foster and enable the development of the creative, interpretative and intellectual skills demanded of the contemporary professional performer who is entering a competitive sector in which they will be required to combine high level creativity alongside independence, stamina and entrepreneurship.

In the National Student Survey B.A. Hons Acting has received 100% Student satisfaction for four consecutive years

Course Entry Requirements

A minimum of 200 UCAS points (excluding functional skills) or above with at least 120 points from an appropriate discipline along with GCSEs in English Language and Maths at grade C or above (or equivalent).

We also welcome applications from those with relevant experience in lieu of the minimum entry requirements. 

All applicants will be given the opportunity to attend one of our workshops / send work electronically.  For further information see:

2017 Entry Requirements

A new UCAS Tariff will be used for courses starting from September 2017, the new entry requirements are as follows;

A minimum of 80 UCAS points (previously 200) from an appropriate discipline excluding functional skills and GCSEs in English Language and Maths at grade C or above (or equivalent). 

Applicants who are able to demonstrate relevant work/life skills or knowledge will also be considered on an individual basis. 

All applicants are invited to a workshop. Alternatively, we will view your work online. For further details, please see

Study Options

Course Code: VP1HE50
UCAS Code: W411
Start Date: 12/09/2016
End Date: 07/06/2019

Duration: 3 Years
Location of Study: University Centre

Course Code: VP1HE50
UCAS Code: W411
Start Date: 12/09/2017
End Date: 06/06/2020

Duration: 3 Years
Location of Study: University Centre

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

Work Placement and Field Trips

Expert Tutors

Tuition Fees

Other Costs

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

Get in touch


If you require any further information about this course please contact us on the following:

Call course enquiries

01253 504 343


College Desktop Access

Please select one of the following access methods:

College Desktop Access


Access to college remote desktops.

Outlook Web App


Web based access for Staff to the new Outlook Mail system, including calendar, contacts and tasks.

My Day


Student Portal, access all your mail, calendar appointments, files, moodle courses from one central hub.

Student Email


Please sign in with student number to access your Office 365 web-based email account

Myview Payslips


Web based payslips for all staff.



Pay information for fractional lecturers.



Crescent Purchasing Consortium.



Virtual Learning Environment and Course Management System for staff and students.



A student ePortfolio system and social networking platform for staff and students.



An eILP (electronic individual learning plan), which enables teachers to track students' performance against targets set.

BSU Facebook


Visit the Blackpool and The Fylde College Student Union Facebook Page




Course enquiries: 01253 504 343
General enquiries: 01253 352 352
Press enquiries: 07956 925 931
Fleetwood Nautical Campus: 01253 779 123


01253 356 127

Postal Address

Blackpool and The Fylde College
Ashfield Road


© Copyright Blackpool and The Fylde College, 2016