Screen Acting at MetFilm - UCAS


Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of West London

Screen Acting

Course summary

BA (Hons) Screen Acting is a unique, practical, industry-focused degree course which will allow you to develop the skills necessary to become a screen actor. This course has been developed with industry professionals to reflect the real business of screen acting. Through a combination of lectures, seminars, reflective practice, and self-directed learning, everything you learn will be put into practice through a wide range of practical exercises and productions.

  • Comprehensive: Gain experience in essential screen acting disciplines that reflect the real business of screen acting through six key areas: story and script, character and performance, acting methods and techniques, behind the camera skills, screen business and employability.
  • Industry-facing: Learn from leading industry guest speakers and tutors, supplying first-hand practical guidance to help students secure employment in the creative screen industries.
  • Portfolio: Collaborate on productions to create material for your showreels. Students leave the course with a showreel, headshots, one year’s Graduate Spotlight membership, and CV.


Over the course of the two years, you will complete modules across Levels 4, 5, and 6. Level 4 Modules:

  • Screen Acting Foundations: 20 Credits, Core
  • Authentic Voice and Movement: 20 Credits, Core
  • Filmmaking Foundations: 20 Credits, Core
  • Acting Practitioners: 20 Credits, Core
  • Psychological Voice and Movement: 20 Credits, Core
  • Short Film Production: 20 Credits, Core
Level 5 Modules:
  • Text, Context, and Character: 20 Credits, Core
  • Transformative Voice and Movement: 20 Credits, Core
  • Filmmaking Intensive: 20 Credits, Core
  • Casting: 20 Credits, Core
  • Collaborative Anthology Film or Web Series Production: 40 Credits, Core
Level 6 Modules:
  • Advanced Acting: 20 Credits, Core
  • Performance Capture and Screen Combat: 20 Credits, Core
  • Industry Portfolio: 20 Credits, Core
  • Graduation Production: 40 Credits, Core
- Show Reel: 20 Credits, Core

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

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Met Film School - London
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International applications deadline is 30 June. Find out more information for international students here: - LANGUAGE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS: Students applying for a visa via the Student Route must provide evidence of their English language ability. The following tests are satisfactory to demonstrate this: IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge PET, ESOL Skills for Life Level 1 and 2, Trinity Level 1. – IELTS – BA (Hons) Screen Acting: Students need to achieve an IELTS overall score of at least 7.0 with at least 6.5 in writing, 7.0 in listening, reading and speaking.

Entry requirements

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £20000 Year 1
International £20000 Year 1
England £20000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £20000 Year 1
Scotland £20000 Year 1
Wales £20000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Screen Acting at MetFilm - UCAS