Sheffield Hallam University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Acting and Performance with Foundation Year

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Course summary

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Course summary

  • Develop your skills as an actor and performer
  • Create digital materials to showcase your work
  • Research, plan and execute a wide range of performances at a professional level
  • Use performance to engage with communities and challenge real-world issues.
  • Join at the foundation year and develop your personal skills, awareness of resources and commitment to the subject
You’ll be immersed in the creative process of making and presenting theatre and performance in a range of styles and across a range of platforms (such as stage, screen, audio and digital/new media). You will develop your acting skills and contribute to our own festival, The Change Makers Festival.
  • How you learn*
In the foundation year, you will start by developing a good base of knowledge, but also the personal skills and awareness of resources that will help you manage your studies effectively and be self-motivated. The practical elements of the course will build throughout your time with us. You’ll take part in interactive lectures, seminars and workshops and have the opportunity to work with industry partners on live projects. At the end of your second year, you’ll travel abroad to see performances made and presented in a different context. You learn through
  • practical workshops
  • working in an ensemble
  • going to see performances
  • independent study
  • undertaking real-life projects for external clients
  • lectures and seminars

Course details

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You can take an optional placement in year three. Year 1 Module: Talent Accelerator 120 Year 2 Module: Acting Ensemble 40 Media For Acting And Performance 40 Performance Commission 40 Year 3 Compulsory modules: Acting With Texts 40 Bodies, Space, Performance 40 Ideas Into Action 40 Year 4 Optional modules: Placement Year Final year Compulsory modules: Change Makers' Festival 60 Elective modules Module Credits Advanced Acting Techniques 20 Drama In Education & The Community 20 Making Comedy 20 Performance Lab 20

Assessment method

Coursework


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C012
Institution code:
S21
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

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

https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/film-and-performance/ba-honours-acting-and-performance-with-foundation-year/full-time/2021


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If English is not your first language you need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £13995 Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £13995 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Acting and Performance with Foundation Year at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS