University of Chester

Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

Study acting within our broad suite of performance-related modules to become a versatile, employable and intelligent performer. This course will give you the opportunity to develop as an actor, alongside studying many other practical and theoretical aspects of performance. Studying Acting at Chester will involve a dynamic, international team of tutors, with a wealth of industry experience. There are a range of exciting module choices, and you will be encouraged to develop your employability and graduate skills throughout the course. The Department enjoys excellent links with the professional industry, locally, nationally and internationally. The staff team currently includes experienced theatre directors, applied theatre practitioners, and expertise in actor training and physical theatre. The Department is a vibrant, close-knit and supportive community of performers, working in the excellent facilities at Kingsway Campus, Chester.

Course details


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Assessment method

Assessment combines practical presentations, performances, and oral assessments in which you are invited to discuss your work. Written assessment takes the form of academic essays rather than unseen examinations.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and A Level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A Levels and BTECs/OCRs. Applicants will be invited to audition.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.
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