The programme is designed to offer industry specific and creative units that develop artists for the future. The award will provide high quality vocational training and education for practitioners who can respond to the traditional and contemporary demands of the performance industry and its allied sectors. It will encourage graduates to develop a flexible approach to the processes by which performance is created, characterised by a committed and consistent professional work ethic that is able to adapt to different performance contexts. The course will foster in its graduates the ability to utilise critical and analytical skills in developing ideas and constructing arguments in order to produce their own work in terms of personal and professional development. The course aims to instil in its students an understanding of their chosen specialisms that will enable them to develop their careers upon graduation.
Examples of current modules- Year One Introduction to Screen Acting Tools Of The Trade 1 –The Naturalistic actor Preparing For Screen Acting Tools Of The Trade 2- Character and text Context and Guidance Year Two The Classical Text and acting Acting For Radio Modern and Contemporary Drama Year Three Acting Showcase Acting Showreel Audition Skills Negotiated Performance Project Performance Project 1 Performance Project 2
Alongside the practical work you will study one academic module which prepares you for a research project in your final year which may be performed or written.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.
Where the student is a mature applicant, the college may choose to reduce the required UCAS tariff points if the applicant can demonstrate appropriate experience of their chosen specialism. However, this will be subject to the agreement of the head of department. Entry to this pathway at levels 2 and 3 can only happen in exceptional circumstances, and given its intensive actor training, this programme is not a standard top-up route for foundation degree graduates.
Additional entry requirements
Applicants are required to attend an audition to showcase their skills in acting and acting to camera. You will attend a morning of acting and acting to camera workshops. You may be asked to stay to be re-directed on your scenes and be interviewed.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8000||Year 1|
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