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Theatre and Performance (Top-Up)

University Centre St Helens

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

Course summary

The one-year, BA Theatre and Performance (Top-up) is designed for students who have already successfully completed a relevant level 5 qualification in a related subject including our FdA Theatre and Performance. This highly practical degree aims to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals, with a strong emphasis on individuality and creativity. The degree is suited to actors, directors, creators and physical performers who are driven to explore innovative, and at times challenging, theatre-making and performance. Students will develop the skills and attributes needed in order to devise original creative works in the area of contemporary theatre practices.

Course details


Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

The majority of the work on the degree is practical and performance-based, with a mix of solo and group work in a number of different potential formats. Reflection and analysis are also essential skills and will be assessed in a variety of potential ways such as presentation, written documentation, archive, and practical demonstration. There are no written examinations.

Unistats information

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeW441
Institution code S51
Campus nameUniversity Centre St Helens
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

If you are a non-EU/EEA/Swiss national, you may need to apply for a Tier 4 visa in order to enter and study in the UK. However, please note that University Centre St Helens does not hold a Tier 4 Sponsor Licence to support student visa applications.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 240 points All candidates will be required to attend an interview to assess suitability for level 6 study and must have achieved 240 credits from; FdA Theatre & Performance, or an equivalent related FdA qualification from another institution, or HND Performing Arts (with equivalent units, which meet prior learning requirements for year 3 study).

Additional entry requirements


You will attend an interview with an audition and will be required to provide a full transcript of completed modules/units. This will ensure all applicants have the prior learning required for year 3 (level 6) study.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7750 Year 1
Scotland £7750 Year 1
Wales £7750 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please visit the University Centre St Helens website for full details of additional costs that relate to this degree course.
Theatre and Performance (Top-Up) at University Centre St Helens - UCAS