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Course summary

Pursue your dream of acting in TV, film and on stage! This exciting course gives you the performance skills to stand out from the crowd while exploring other aspects of the industry such as radio programme-making, directing, scriptwriting and performance management. On this wide-ranging course, you gain the skills to work within the professional media industries as an actor or presenter before the camera. Optional units also widen your skill base to include production/technical roles like scriptwriter, director, production manager, stage manager or radio presenter. Graduates of this course are now working in front of the camera, presenting on CBBC, CBeebies, community channel local news, internet sports radio and news programmes. Other Media Performance graduates are working behind the camera as directors, in production roles or working within radio, at Radio 1, Radio 1 Xtra, Kiss and BBC local radio. Why choose this course?

  • Develop the necessary skills, knowledge, self-motivation and professional approach to follow a satisfying and stimulating career path
  • Study a variety of approaches and techniques, with your practical work underpinned by media and cultural theory, along with the historical, cultural and social dimensions of performance
  • Enjoy masterclasses and workshops from leading figures with opportunities to learn insights, make industry connections and take up placements
  • Obtain opportunities for work experience via the course unit 'Performance Management - Work Based Learning', gaining experience and adding to your networking contacts
  • In your third year, you are eligible to join Spotlight as a TV presenter
  • As a postgraduate, you can progress to the Screen Performance and Communications Techniques MA


Areas of study include:

  • Exploring Screen Practices
  • Media Theory and Research
  • Performance Journeys from Theory to Practice
  • Performance Techniques for Stage and Screen
  • Drama for the Camera
  • Performance in Context
  • TV Presenting
  • Performance Management
  • Radio
  • Scriptwriting
  • Special Project in Media Performance for Film TV & Theatre
  • Varieties of Performance
  • Advanced Performance Management
  • Directing
  • Performance Management - Work Based Learning
  • Radio 24/7
  • Script: Writing, Editing and Pitch
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How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

For information on the 2023 fees please refer to our website,
Media Performance for Film, TV and Theatre at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS