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Course summary

BA Acting is a practical, production-based degree. Our course is delivered in partnership with Middle Child Theatre Company and Prague Quadrennial. Train on-the-job from your first week to your last, gaining the skills and knowledge you need to become a professional actor. Hear from industry professionals through masterclasses, workshops, visiting lectures, guest shows and appearances. Perform in world-class, Grade II-listed facilities. And join a thriving creative community at one of the most established Drama departments in the UK. Most of our modules are production-based. You work on various performance projects within a production ensemble setting. The rest of our modules focus on the practical training (voice, movement, etc) and theatre knowledge you need to be a professional actor. You learn on-the-job, starting work on your first production in week one. And you’re involved in regular production work right up until the end of your third year. You get exclusive access to our fantastic theatre facilities. Our Gulbenkian Centre is the most flexible theatre space at any European university. Inside, you’ll find studio performance spaces, rehearsal rooms, design studios, and a costume department. You’re invited to regular masterclasses, workshops, and guest shows with our industry partners. These include Arts Council England National and Portfolio Organisation, Middle Child Theatre Company. And Prague Quadrennial, the world festival of scenography and performance design. You also get to work with students across Drama, Game and Graphic Design, and Media Production. Official Team GB partners Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it. What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership. We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else. Find out more at


First year Approaches to Theatre Exploration Drama Industry Case Study Introductory Performance Techniques Production Project Movement and Voice Approaches to Theatre Discourse Second year Compulsory modules Live and Recorded Media Theatre Practice: Research and Development Intermediate Technique Theatre Practice: Production Exploratory Practices 1 Optional modules Performance Perspectives: Contexts and Criticism Performance Perspectives: Making Meaning Third year Performance Perspectives: Approaching Audiences Making Performance: Research and Development Advanced Technique Showcase Making Performance: Production Exploratory Practice 2 All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit
Institution's Own Test60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £15400* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Acting at University of Hull - UCAS