Edinburgh Napier University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Acting and English

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Course summary

We're 1st in the UK for Drama National Student Survey 2018 Develop your acting skills to a professional standard, while exploring English literature, and gain a deep understanding of the relationship between text and performance. Acting is the practical realisation of text and is closely linked to the discipline of English. This course allows you to develop your acting skills while studying English literature, giving you a firm knowledge base from which to work in either field. This unique combination of study will open up many options for work or further academic study. You’ll have a range of options, which will allow you to tailor the' course to fit your particular interests, and have the chance to develop allied skills such as theatre directing. Acting classes cover acting for both stage and screen, and will include substantial workshop performances as well as public productions in the final year, including the opportunity to present your own fully supported show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. When you leave the course you’ll be armed with a career action plan, a show reel and significant experience in both acting and English. Please visit our website for full course and module details.

Course details


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
QW34
Institution code:
E59
Campus name:
Merchiston Campus
Campus code:
M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Minimum Year 2 Entry Requirements SQA Advanced Higher - BBC to include English at grade B. A Level - BBB to include English. HND - Pass HND in a relevant, performance based subject, with a grade B in the graded unit. Higher English at B or A Level English at C also required. An Acting audition and interview are also required for this course.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Additional entry requirements

Audition

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5IELTS 6.5 overall with no component below 6.0.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
100%
Student satisfaction
85%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £13770 Year 1
International £13770 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Tuition Fee information please visit the specific course page on our website - https://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/undergraduate
Acting and English at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS