Acting at Coventry University - UCAS

Course summary

The HND Acting programme, in collaboration with the world-famous Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, aims to produce proactive professional actors. The Stephen Joseph Theatre (SJT) is a professional producing theatre, was Britain’s first theatre in the round, and has premiered over 80 of the plays of acclaimed playwright Sir Alan Ayckbourn. In this unique collaboration, you will work with SJT professionals at points throughout the programme - including mentoring, observation of professional rehearsals, and participation on stage in a professionally directed piece for theatre. You will work daily in our professionally equipped spaces and studios, working and collaborating with industry professionals in a variety of contexts, with the aim of making you fully industry-ready upon successful graduation. The course is dedicated to making acting an accessible and rewarding occupation for all, regardless of background.


Year One Modules: Moving Voice, Speech and Silence Preparing to Act Live Learned Performance Year Two Modules: Shapeshifting Acting Acting for Recorded Media The Actor as Facilitator The Actor at Work We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated. Before accepting any offers, please check the website for the most up to date course content.

Assessment method

Assessment methods vary and include, practical class and project performance, written practical reports, project thesis, oral presentations, tutorial tasks and assessments which take place at the end of each six-week block. Course Breakdown: • Coursework • Performances • Recordings • Vivas The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.

How to apply

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CU Scarborough
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course.

Additional entry requirements


This will be a physical audition at one of the CU campuses in Scarborough, London or Coventry. You will not be charged to audition, but you will be required to cover your own travel costs.

English language requirements

Minimum 5 GCSEs graded 9-4/A* - C including Maths and English

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

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

Fees are to be confirmed. Refer to our website for details.

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Acting at Coventry University - UCAS