University of West London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Acting - Performance

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Course summary

Learn how to become an imaginative, well-rounded actor on this innovative course that combines creative practice, critical thinking, and social enterprise to help you develop a distinct artistic vision and skillset and prepare you for entry into the performing arts and related industries. Taught through practice, you will explore twenty-first century acting techniques and a wide range of creative and critical approaches that will prepare you to become a multiskilled, initiative-taking theatre-maker. This course integrates Technology with performance, equipping you with the skills and knowledge to join the industry in the twenty-first century. Flexibility is built into the course to enable you to personalise your artistic development and become the creative practitioner you wish to be! As part of the course, you will undertake the LLCM in Acting or Teaching. The course combines skills-based workshops and “real-world” projects putting you at the centre of your artistic development. You will investigate established and new texts as well as performance practices from around the world in an inclusive way. You will work with solo and ensemble performance. From scripted to devised work, holistically and intensively developing your skills as an actor and theatre maker. You will also learn to market yourself and future theatre companies. Dialogue between students, industry and academia is essential to the course, and we will facilitate the development of creative partnerships both within and outside of the University in order to create new knowledge, produce new work and generate career opportunities. Career progression routes upon successful course completion: Actor, Director, Playwright, Theatre-Maker, Dramaturg, Creative Producer, Arts Administrator, Teacher Further study that can be undertaken upon course completion: MA in Performance and Theatre Practice MA in Performing Arts and Music Education.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W496
Institution code:
W05
Campus name:
Main site - West London
Campus code:
M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
85%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Tuition fees for academic year 2023/24 are TBC.
Acting - Performance at University of West London - UCAS