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Course summary

The BA (Hons) Screen Acting is an intensive 2-year programme which is taught by working industry professionals. The course structure consists of a teaching style which favours and focuses on the practical elements of Screen Acting, where the practical projects mirror the film industry’s workflow and creative environments. You will be able to develop your creative and performance skills, alongside your contextual knowledge. Whilst also being able to engage with the latest digital technologies to develop your skills and further inspire your creativity and ambition. Your assessments will be held in a fast-paced environment with a focus on practical, on set assessments to help you build your skills and confidence for industry work after graduation. During your studies you will also interact with experienced film industry professionals. This course is taught by Central Film School and awarded by Falmouth University. Programme Overview:

  • 2-year intensive fast-track programme including summer terms
  • Small class sizes and specialist seminar groups
  • Taught by working industry professionals allowing students to receive training to industry standard from people who have up-to-date knowledge.


Visual Storytelling Screen Studies Acting 1 Combat & Movement Voice & Performance Acting 2 Acting for New Media The Professional Actor Acting 3

Assessment method

Assessment will be a combination of the following: Practical - where live performance and/or the recorded artifact are assessed. Written - reflective essays, scripts and portfolios Presentation - these can be in group or individually While the mix of the above assessment types changes from module to module, depending on learning outcomes, students can expect a mix of 70% practical, 15% written and 15% presentation/other.

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Entry Criteria can be found at: English Language Requirements can be found at: An overview of Student Route VISA information can be found at:

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


All applicants must submit a recorded audition with their application. This could include a 2 - 3 minute monologue or contribution to a film or theatre project.


All applicants will be interviewed online after we receive your audition tapes.

English language requirements

Students not from a Majority English Speaking country will need IELTS 6.0 overall (no less than 5.5 in any band) or equivalent.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £22200 Whole course
Northern Ireland £22200 Whole course
Scotland £22200 Whole course
Wales £22200 Whole course
Channel Islands £22200 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £22200 Whole course
EU £41500 Whole course
International £41500 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Eligible students may apply for a Tuition Fee Loan to cover the full cost of the tuition fees, and/or a Maintainance Loan to support living costs. For information about our Merit Scholarship or to find out about other sources of funding, please visit:

Acting for Screen at Central Film School London - UCAS