Acting - BA Hons Degree

Course Code: VP1HE50
UCAS Code: W411

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Start DateLocationDuration
09/09/2019University Centre3 YearsApply

Course Overview

The B.A. (Hons) Acting degree is an industry standard training programme for aspiring stage, tv and film actors. This demanding but rewarding course follows the same format as many private drama schools with the emphasis very heavily on performance preparation and the study of acting technique. You will work closely with your directors and realise a range of scene studies and multiple genres before embarking on full scale production work. This is a truly inspirational course with high levels of achievement and student success. Our Graduates are regularly securing high profile work in a very competitive sector. Creativity, independence, stamina and the development of enterprise skills are essential outcomes of this degree.

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

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 96 UCAS points in an appropriate discipline (excluding functional skills) and GCSE English Language at grade C/4 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 will be given the opportunity to attend a workshop or send in their work electronically.

Qualification Obtained

BA (Hons) Acting

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

Lectures, rehearsals, workshops, guest professionals/directors. Teaching centres around rehearsal sessions, formal lectures, group seminars and 1:1 advice & guidance. Hours will be demanding and will increase during production weeks. Support is available through our dedicated HE support team. The training we offer draws on the professional experience of our academic team with contributions from working actors and directors making this a truly inspiring course.

Percentage of time spent in different learning activities, by year for this course:

Year 1
48% time in lectures and seminars, 52% time in independent study

Year 2
48% time in lectures and seminars, 52% time in independent study

Year 3
42% time in lectures and seminars, 58% time in independent study

Work Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of higher education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

Programme Handbook

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