Make sure you check on the university, college or conservatoire website for any updates about course changes as a result of COVID-19.

Course summary

OVERVIEW BA (Hons) Acting at Norwich University of the Arts (Norwich) offers an unparalleled creative environment for the actor in the United Kingdom. The University is renowned as a rigorous visionary community offering courses in art, design, architecture and media (including film, animation and games), while fostering a dynamic collaborative framework for discourse, investigation and practice. Norwich’s innovative and distinctive approach to subject, content, learning and teaching has placed the University as a leading creative art and design provider for the last 175 years. For many years, its graduates have helped to shape the future and have become leaders in their respective disciplines. As an actor at Norwich, you will not only be expertly trained as a performance artist who serves to represent the human condition within the roles you play, but also as an individual practitioner able to create your own work across a myriad of artistic disciplines and media. KEY FEATURES

  • Explore live and recorded screen and voice performance and develop skills across a range of artistic disciplines
  • Your professional and technical development as a performer will be supported by expert staff and you will have access to industry-standard studios and rehearsal spaces
  • Receive feedback and review your work with your peers and professional teaching staff
  • Develop vital skills in self-promotion including CV writing, audition and interview skills, website development, grant writing skills, networking, and targeted showreels.
  • Collaborate with other screen-based courses in film, animation, visual effects and games
  • We are ranked Top Two UK Creative Arts University (The Complete University Guide 2023)
  • We are the UK Best University for Teaching Quality (Student Crowd 2022)
YOUR FUTURE Your professional preparation will be tailored to your chosen career trajectory. As a trained actor you will be well placed to not only get work as an actor within more conventional contexts such as stage, film and TV, but you will also be equipped to create new work innovating performance practice(s) at the edges of the specialism. Gaining many transferable skills such as pitching and commissioning, writing and teamwork, you will be equipped to take on a variety of roles where excellent communication, analytical, presentational, and inter-personal skills are required. OUR STUDENTS’ WORK Explore our online Graduate Showcase – celebrating the very best Norwich University of the Arts graduate work. Explore  nuagradshowcase.com

Modules

You can find more information about the content of the BA (Hons) Acting course at www.nua.ac.uk/ba-hons-acting/

Assessment method

The University assesses you through the coursework you produce as you complete each unit. Each unit will require you to present a body of creative work which may include recorded finished performance pieces of work and rehearsals, written work, your research, and a reflective journal which allows you to evaluate your learning and highlight your strengths and areas for further development. You can find out more information about our assessment methods at www.nua.ac.uk/assessment/


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W410
Institution code:
N39
Campus name:
Norwich University of the Arts
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

NUA welcomes applicants of all ages from all backgrounds. Your application will be primarily assessed through interview and audition so even if you have no formal qualifications or do not meet our typical offers it can still be worth applying. If you are studying at the time of your application and your audition is successful, it is likely that you will receive a conditional offer. If the qualification that you are studying is not shown, do not worry as we are able to accept other pre-entry qualifications as well as combinations of different qualifications.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.nua.ac.uk/ba-hons-acting/#tabs-entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Audition

Once you have applied to BA (Hons) Acting at NUA, you will be invited to attend an audition. This will be used to assess your suitability for the course. For more information, please visit our website at www.nua.ac.uk/ba-hons-acting/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
72%
Student satisfaction
82%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
93%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £18000 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £18000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Acting at Norwich University of the Arts - UCAS