Newcastle College University Centre has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Tread the boards and prepare for a career in stage, TV or film, by combining practical performance training with academic and creative study. Whether you wish to perform, write or direct, this Acting and Performance Practice degree will help build your knowledge, your technique and your contacts. Perform at venues both on and off-campus and attend workshops from actors, directors and companies. You can join a classical acting group, take part in comedy nights and attend script labs to help develop your work. Benefit from strong links and opportunities to gain placements at companies such as Northern Stage, Alphabetti Theatre, Live Theatre and The Royal Shakespeare Company. As an Acting and Performance Practice student, you will benefit from strong links with local, national and international companies including Northern Stage, Zendeh, Open Clasp, Abandon Hope Alphabetti Theatre and Live Theatre. You will have the opportunity to gain performance placements with local companies and on-campus you will perform in front of paying audiences throughout your degree. On successful completion of this degree you may progress onto an appropriate Masters degree or a teaching qualification such as a PGCE. Alternatively, you will be ready to audition for roles on stage or in film and television.
.Year One: • Training Techniques • Creating Theatre • Staging Theatre • Physical Theatre • Voice • Work Related Learning • Academic Skills • Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning. Year Two: • Training Techniques • Acting for Camera • Alternative Practitioners • Staging Theatre • Work Based Learning • Professional Development. Year Three: • Alternative Performance Techniques • Modern Performance Techniques • Work Based Learning • Dissertation
Students are taught through Practical technique classes • Creative workshops • Seminars • Lectures • Classroom activity • Independent study • Self-directed training and rehearsal. Students are assessed through Practical demonstrations • Application of skills • Technique exercises • Practical tasks • Creative tasks • Reflective journals • Research project • Written essays • Reports • Creative and academic portfolio • Dissertation.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||64 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MPP|
|Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF)||MM|
|Pearson BTEC 90-Credit Diploma (QCF)||Not accepted|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Maths and English|
Additional entry requirements
Applicants should contact [email protected]
English language requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|