This 3 year BA Honours degree is designed to develop your acting skills in preparation for working in the performance industry. It aims to provide a solid grounding in the practical and intellectual skills necessary for a successful career in stage, screen, digital and media industries. Led by a team of inspiring staff with extensive experience working across the industry and within higher education, you will embark on a creative journey that aims to provide you with the tools necessary to excel in your chosen field. This award is validated by The Open University. About the course This is an actor training course, predominantly taught through practical exploration and rehearsal, underpinned by research, practitioner study and critical reflection. Your training will focus on vocal, physical and emotional skills enabling you to communicate character and narrative effectively in a broad range of dramatic styles and genres. You will have the opportunity to create your own original work, enabling you to explore areas of specific and personal interest and to find your own creative voice. Year 1 (Level 4) modules:
- Performance skills
- Contemporary theatre: performance and context
- Classical theatre: performance and context
- Media performance
- Screen acting
- Independent practice
- Physical theatre
- Ensemble performance
- Industry practice
- Small-scale theatre
- Major performance
- Major independent project
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- City Hub
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
For direct entry to Year 2, applicants must have passed (or expect to achieve) 120 academic credits from undergraduate study in a relevant subject area. For example, by passing a full Level 4 qualification (such as a Higher National Certificate or Certificate of Higher Education or equivalent).
Nottingham College is currently unable to sponsor International students requiring a Student Visa to study in the United Kingdom (formerly called the Tier 4 scheme). Please check with us for up-to-date information before submitting an application.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Applicants may be invited to attend an informal interview and audition as part of the admissions process. Auditions and interviews will take place at our City Hub campus at 111 Canal Street, Nottingham NG1 7HB. If travel to Nottingham is not practicable, remote auditions/interviews can be set up via Microsoft Teams by prior arrangement. Guidance for auditions: We would like you to perform two monologues on the day, one contemporary and one classical of no more than two minutes each (monologues can be provided if preferred).
Applicants may be invited to attend an informal interview and audition as part of the admissions process.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||An overall band score of 5.5; with no individual component less than 5.0.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£8250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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