Acting at Coventry University - UCAS

Course summary

The BA (Hons) Acting degree, in collaboration with the world-famous Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, aims to produce proactive professional actors. This course is dedicated to making acting an accessible and rewarding occupation for all, regardless of your background. Over the three years, you will look to acquire a secure grounding in the skills needed to replicate human behaviour at a realistic level, gain insight into performance versatility, and become familiar with recorded media and emerging contexts of new work for actors. Upon graduation, you would have a comprehensive portfolio of experience and knowledge, enabling you to be ‘industry-ready’ at a high level. This could include headshots, showreel material, showcase and CV work, as well as industry contacts and experiences. If you choose to leave the degree course after successfully passing Year 1, you will be eligible for a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Acting. If you choose to leave the degree course after successfully passing Year 2, you will be eligible for a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Acting. For the most up-to-date information about course modules, please visit our website.


Year 1: Moving Voice, Speech and Silence Preparing to Act Live Learned Performance Year 2: Shapeshifting Acting Acting for Recorded Media The Actor as Facilitator The Actor at Work Final year: The Actor-Producer Acting in Emerging Contexts The Professional Stage The Freelance Professional

Assessment method

Assessment methods vary and include, practical class and project performance, written practical reports, project thesis, oral presentations, tutorial tasks and assessments which take place at the end of each six-week block. Course Breakdown: • Coursework • Performances • Recordings • Vivas The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.

How to apply

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CU Scarborough
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course.

Additional entry requirements


This will be a physical audition at one of the CU campuses in Scarborough, London or Coventry. You will not be charged to audition, but you will be required to cover your own travel costs.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Fees are to be confirmed. Refer to our website for details.
Acting at Coventry University - UCAS