Course options

Make sure you check on the university, college or conservatoire website for any updates about course changes as a result of COVID-19.

Course summary

In today’s visual world it’s not just actors who need to perform professionally in front of the camera; many other professionals including journalists, politicians and business leaders are frequently called upon to present themselves and their ideas on camera. This course is intended for individuals who want to perform, or present in a variety of situations, including fictional drama and factual programming and who might have some previous experience in acting, presenting and public speaking. Through a mixture of work-based learning and theory, this postgraduate course will help build your confidence, advance your communication, presentation and acting skills so you can perform to a professional standard before the camera. Why choose this course?

  • Develop your individual performance skills based on up-to-date practices and techniques of working before the camera, covering a range of situations from fictional drama to factual programming
  • Gain the confidence to communicate your ideas with clarity and promote your screen performance skills within the media industry
  • Participate in a range of masterclasses run by experts working within the media industry, events that help you build professional contacts; take up work placements or employment within established casting and production companies; or audition for screen-based productions
  • Learn how to operate recording and editing equipment and facilities to support the final presentation of your show reel
  • Graduate with a professional-standard show reel which showcases your skills and personal approach to screen performance, as well as being tailored to cover a gap in the screen-based media market


Areas of study include:

  • Industry Approaches and Practice
  • Practice-Based Research Methods for Performance to Camera
  • Professional Practices in the Workplace
  • Screen Performance Final Project
  • Working Before the Camera
Every effort is made to ensure this information is accurate at the point of publication on the UCAS website. For the most up-to-date information, please refer to our website.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent. Applicants will be expected to have a BSc/BA or equivalent in the area of arts, humanities or social science or relevant professional experience (for non-standard entry, which will be judged by the interview panel).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For information on the 2023 fees please refer to our website,

Sponsorship information

For information on postgraduate funding, please visit:

Screen Performance and Communication Techniques at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS