University of Surrey

Degree level: Undergraduate

Applied and Contemporary Theatre

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Course summary

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Why choose this course Our BA (Hons) Applied and Contemporary Theatre course develops, enables and trains the next generation of performance artists and creative entrepreneurs. This programme explores devised and collaborative approaches to researching, creating, producing and performing contemporary performance practices, in addition to traditional historical scripted forms. This work extends to an exciting range of UK and international settings, including an industry placement module in Year 2, as well as a further optional Professional Training placement year off campus between the second and final year of study. What you will study Our BA (Hons) Applied and Contemporary Theatre course is run by Guildford School of Acting, one of the most highly regarded theatre schools in the UK. You’ll be taught by industry-leading professionals, and join a vibrant community of talented performers, performance makers, creative practitioners, stage managers and technicians. The course examines the ever-evolving nature of contemporary practice in pursuit of developing and training the next generation of theatre makers, creative entrepreneurs and cultural leaders. Case studies, performances, theatre creation and placements include, but are not limited to, theatre for social change, site-specific performance, community theatre, theatre in education, education and outreach programmes, health and wellbeing organisations, disability arts, as well as collaborative large-scale ensemble performance in a traditional theatre setting.

Course details

Modules

To see the full range of modules for this course please visit our website – the link is under the Course contact details. You will also find full details of the programme, including programme structure, assessment methods, contact hours and Graduate prospects


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W439
Institution code:
S85
Campus name:
Stag Hill
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in the UK, with more than 140 nationalities playing a role in university life. We are here to help you throughout the application process – from advising on choosing the right course to applying for a visa and preparing for your first few weeks at Surrey.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Candidates who can demonstrate exceptional talent, and can satisfy the panel of their ability to successfully complete the programme, may also be considered.

Additional entry requirements

Audition

Entry is also subject to successful audition. Candidates who can demonstrate exceptional talent, and can satisfy the panel of their ability to complete the programme may also be considered.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.56.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in each other element.

View the other English language qualifications that we accept:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/apply/international/english-language-requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see our website for up-to-date information on our fees for 2021/22: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees/undergraduate-2021-entry

Sponsorship information

Applicants who require a Tier 4 (General) visa to study in the UK: To apply for a Tier 4 Visa, students must have a Confirmation of Acceptance (CAS) for the University they wish to study at. This is a unique number which will enable students to apply for their visa. The University is under no legal obligation to sponsor any individual and exercises caution with respect to issuing a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to not risk its status as a Tier 4 sponsor. Confirmation of Acceptance to Study (CAS) will issued in accordance with the Tier 4 Sponsorship and CAS Issuing Policy, available at: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/apply/policies

Applied and Contemporary Theatre at University of Surrey - UCAS