This is a performance-based course which provides an opportunity for students to gain a Foundation Degree in Acting Performance. It is primarily designed for those people who intend to work in the industry and there are clear links between the development of high level skills relating to performance arts, in-depth understanding of the performing arts industry and personal development of the individual, all of which are integrated into our course. This is a highly practical course. Performance projects include devised work, theatre in the community and text based performances. Students are encouraged to develop personal strategies to enhance their employability. As well as generic transferable skills, they also include activities of particular relevance to aspiring actors such as making contacts with agents and casting directors, developing acting CV's and creating show and voice reels. Although the Foundation Degree is a stand-alone qualification, most students who successfully complete it progress to our one-year BA (Hons) Acting Performance (Top-up) which further broadens the range of eventual career opportunities.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Calderdale College Main Site
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Applications for RPL (RPEL or RPCL) will be considered where relevant experience or learning can be demonstrated, and the University Centre process has been satisfactorily completed.
Applicants will be invited to attend an audition
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6950||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6950||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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