Theatre & Performance Practice at University of Salford - UCAS

Course summary

Earning a degree in theatre and performance can pave the way to an array of exciting career opportunities – both on the stage and behind the scenes. Whether you’re looking to perform in front of live audiences or on screen, direct your own production or make devised performances for touring, or write your own plays or screenplays, our theatre and performance degree course will give you the tools you need to take the first step in your chosen profession. Delivering a diverse range of learning opportunities across the spectrum from mainstream stage, TV and radio to experimental performance forms and multimedia work, this theatre and performance course gives you the chance to combine academic study with practical approaches to performance. All geared towards your future career, you’ll also develop the skills and knowledge you need to establish yourself as a theatre and performance professional. What’s more, you’ll be able to choose from a wide range of options to suit your individual interests, from theatre and communities and theatre directing to playwriting, screenwriting, and TV presenting, to name a few. As your studies in theatre and performance progress, you’ll also take part in publicly performed projects, which may include devised performances, physical theatre pieces, site specific work or scripted plays, which are led by a professional director. You will: Create and perform cutting-edge theatre in a vibrant city with a thriving theatre, arts and music scene Build your professional profile and develop your career path by taking part in focused masterclasses led by leading creative practitioners Develop your creativity, acting and performance-making skills by exploring a range of live and mediated performance approaches In the most recent National Student Survey, our theatre and performance course received 93% for overall student satisfaction (University of Salford analysis of unpublished NSS 2020 data). Visit our Theatre & Performance Practice degree CourseFinder webpage - Explore all of our Performance courses and read our helpful FAQs - Sign-up to an Open Day or Campus Tour -


Year one Critical and Textual Studies Performance in Context Performance Skills Performance Workshop Acting Methods 1 Acting Methods 2 Year two Performance Studies Performance Project Optional modules are as follows: Presenting Radio Performance and Production Singing Comedy Writing and Performance Acting For the Camera Voice and Text Introduction to Screenwriting Text and Performance Theatre Making Professional Practice (Performance) Shakespeare In Performance Introduction to Multi-Media Performance Physical Theatres Theatre and Communities Playwriting Year three Theatre Project (double module) Research Portfolio Dissertation or Practical Research Project

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  • Year 1

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Theatre & Performance Practice at University of Salford - UCAS