Coventry University

Acting Coventry University Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Gold

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The HNC Acting programme, in partnership with the world-famous Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, aims to produce proactive professional actors.
The Stephen Joseph Theatre (SJT) is a professional producing theatre, was Britain’s first theatre in the round, and has premiered over 80 of the plays of acclaimed playwright Sir Alan Ayckbourn.

In this unique partnership, CU Scarborough students will work with SJT professionals at points throughout the programme - including mentoring, observation of professional rehearsals, and participation onstage in a professionally-directed piece for theatre.

Students completing the course will leave with a full suite of skills, experiences and contacts that will allow them to be fully industry-ready.

Key course benefits;

*Upon completion of this course, you will receive a qualification awarded by Coventry University, which is ranked 13th best university in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2019. Coventry University were also awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in 2017.

*You will receive support with applying for short and long-term placements, to gain the experience employers desire, with our Careers & Employability department.

*In order to make higher education accessible to as many people as possible, we keep our tuition fees competitively priced.

*Small tutorial group sessions ensure that you receive the mentoring help and support you need.

*We deliver one module at a time during each block. This means you can dedicate your time to specialise in each subject without the distraction of numerous modules and multiple deadlines.

Course details

Modules

The BA (Hons) Acting degree will offer development of acting skills in parallel with the skills in entrepreneurship required of a self-sufficient professional actor. It aims to produce professionals who have the necessary qualities and skills for employment in the acting industry in its widest sense. Students of the course will be:

*Able to create effective performances in a range of live and recorded media
*Confident self-promoters in terms of understanding their own talents and capabilities and communicating these to others both in and outside of audition situations
*Flexible in adapting their skills to a range of associated industries e.g. drama facilitation with young people, creating and leading workshops for corporate industry
*Prepared industry practitioners who have an understanding of how to create, market and produce their own work. Experienced in the workings of a professional working theatre, with informed knowledge of the producing theatre sector
*Adept independent business people who understand the many ways they can create and be employed in the acting industry and related fields of work
*Given the opportunity to develop links with universities in other countries.

The course will be delivered in conjunction with Britain’s prestigious Stephen Joseph Theatre. This collaboration will facilitate high-level networking with industry professionals, and will ensure that the students’ learning and experience is embedded within the context of the real professional theatre industry. The final module of each stage includes a major live performance opportunity.

For more information about what you will study, please visit our website.


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code W141
Institution code C85
Campus name CU Scarborough
Campus code 6

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points from a minimum of two A2 levels.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP
Access to HE Diploma The Access to HE Diploma to include 15 Level 3 credits at Merit. Plus GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics at grade 4 or above.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 5 GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above to include English and Mathematics.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM

Applicants studying qualifications not listed here should contact our admissions team to discuss individual entry requirements.

Additional entry requirements

Audition


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,500 Year 1
England £7,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,500 Year 1
Scotland £7,500 Year 1
Wales £7,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

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

Provider information

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Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB


Clearing contact details

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02476 791791


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