Blackpool and the Fylde College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Lancaster University


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Course summary

TEF Gold

Blackpool and the Fylde College has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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The BA (Hons) Acting degree is a course intended to prepare you for lifelong careers in the performance industry. This includes providing you with a forum to develop practical skills, knowledge, confidence and experience. The Creative Arts are a major part of Britain's identity and Blackpool has been at the heart of entertainment for many decades: the town is synonymous with traditional performance formats as well as innovative, exciting and perhaps eccentric work. We think this is a perfect environment for you to develop your creative voice while also learning the key craft skills needed to be an actor. The degree is designed to look both backwards and forwards: backwards by drawing on a culture that is steeped in great writers and traditions and enriches communities and countries. Not only this, but emphases on long-standing performance crafts and approaches that have been the foundation for actor training evolving where appropriate for a long time. Forwards by embracing the ever changing aspect of performance, especially in an increasingly online and digitised culture in which the definition of what performance means and what a performer can do is being challenged year by year. At Blackpool School of Arts, you will have access to outstanding facilities including recording studios, professional dance studios and a fully working theatre. Our industry specialist tutors will support you to hone the skills needed to launch or develop your career. Our excellent employer relationships facilitate exciting live briefs and the chance to perform at prestigious venues such as Blackpool’s Grand Theatre.

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.






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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Plus GCSE English Language at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent). Applicants who are able to demonstrate relevant work/life skills or knowledge will also be considered on an individual basis. All applicants will be given the opportunity to attend a workshop or send in their work electronically.

Additional entry requirements


Attendance at a Workshop is advised however we will accept the electronic submission of auditions.


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8750 Year 1
Scotland £8750 Year 1
Wales £8750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8750 Year 1
EU £8750 Year 1
International £9750 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note: our course fees are accurate at time of publishing. However, government information may change at short notice and we reserve the right to update our fees accordingly
Acting at Blackpool and the Fylde College - UCAS