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Course summary

Our course is aimed at people, who are passionate about a career as an actor but are not quite ready for a Conservatoire-level degree course. It’s an opportunity to immerse yourself in rigorous actor training that will prepare you for auditions and accredited drama school degree-level training. Intensive, highly practical and industry focused, the course enables you to develop your individuality and authenticity as an actor. It will equip you with essential storytelling and stylistic skills as you create a portfolio of contemporary, classical and digital material that is uniquely suited to you, helping you to stand out from the crowd. The course culminates in a performance project where you bring together all you have learnt. This course is not yet approved and will be subject to validation for 2023 entry


Year 1: The Actor's Foundation: Acting Fundamentals I/ The Actor's Foundation: Acting Fundamentals II/ The Actor's Foundation: Acting Fundamentals III/ The Actor's Foundation: Personal Practice

Assessment method

Your assessment predominantly takes place during your practical classes and rehearsals, performances and your reflective exercises. Coursework assignments are limited to written personal statements and applications.

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.






Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Mature applicants (aged 21+): if you do not hold the qualifications listed but have relevant work experience, you are welcome to apply. Your application will be considered on an individual basis.

English language requirements

You need to meet our English language requirement - a minimum of IELTS 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening). We also accept other English language examination equivalents

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £18500 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £18500 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Foundation Acting (Stage & Screen) at Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts - UCAS