Acting at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

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Course summary

Unleash your creative potential. This course will empower you to become an innovative actor, trained for the 21st Century. This course will equip you with the skills, techniques, and knowledge needed for a career in theatre and screen. As part of this course, you’ll • Study a skills-led acting curriculum that will introduce you to various performance disciplines through live and mediated platforms • Be exposed to multicultural approaches to acting techniques • Be encouraged to critically reflect on your skills to become a creative, intelligent, and culturally sensitive acting professional • Have practical opportunities to work with experienced practitioners in theatre including actor-trainers, acting professionals, directors and performers • Learn through practical projects, workshops, lectures, and performances Prepare for acting in the 21st Century This course will foster inclusivity and autonomous learning, preparing you for acting in the 21st century. Find out more Study in a diverse and cultural city Leeds is a city with a truly diverse cultural offer. With so much to explore and discover, you'll never run out of things to do. As a student in Leeds, you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a dynamic and inclusive environment that will enrich your learning experience and broaden your horizons. Leeds’ arts scene There's a thriving arts scene in Leeds, with renowned theatre makers, actors, and artists emerging from the city. You can also look forward to exciting festivals and events that showcase the city's multicultural heritage. With so much creativity and cultural exploration on offer, you'll be able to engage with the arts, celebrate diversity, delve into history, and savour the flavours of this remarkable city. We’ll support you We'll be there to support you every step of the way, including the option to undertake a sandwich year professional placement. You could work alongside and network with one of the many artistic companies in Leeds, or choose to travel abroad to work for an international organisation. Our students have previously completed placements at Northern Opera in Leeds, BMotion Festival in Bassano del Grappa, Italy, and with theatre company Third Angel based in Sheffield. Learn from experienced practitioners All of the staff teaching on your course are practising actors, directors, performers and theatre makers, which means our teaching is based on real professional experience. You'll also have the chance to attend additional workshops delivered by external theatre practitioners and companies. Why study Acting at Leeds Beckett University...

  • Take a holistic approach - your training will combine global arts and body practices with traditional Western practices
  • Learn from specialist practitioners - the highly practical curriculum offers authentic experiences aligned with the creative industries, so you’ll gain the necessary skills and experiences to thrive in the acting industry
  • Study a course with an innovative assessment and feedback model – it will promote your wellbeing while enabling you to feel industry-ready
-* Choose a programme that is career-focused* - with industry partnerships, professional development opportunities, and practical training that will equip you with the skills and experience you’ll need to succeed in the job market


Year 1:

  • Acting 1
  • Acting 2
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Actor Training
  • Acting Project 1
  • Movement Direction
  • Acting for Screen
In addition, choose from a list of Year 2 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list. Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Actor Training: Embodied Research Practice
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We may use selection criteria based on your personal attributes; experience and/or commitment to the area of study. This information will be derived from your personal statement and reference and will only be used if you have met the general entry requirements.

Additional entry requirements


We conduct interviews as part of the admissions process and suitable applicants will be invited to an interview - interview dates will be published in due course. Invitations are sent via UCAS and you should check your UCAS Hub account for further interview details.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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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

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Acting at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS