Acting University of Cumbria

Undergraduate

Explore contemporary and classical theatre whilst honing your stage skills in a creative space – where the professional artist in you will be given every chance to flourish. We’ve designed this course to inspire you and give you the artistic freedom to discover who you are as a performer – with the guidance of current, practicing professional tutors and highly-regarded directors in the industry.

Why Choose University of Cumbria

You’ll be curating, developing and bringing together theatre works for 75% of your studies, enabling you to graduate as a confident and employable performer with a wealth of stage experience. And, on top of that you’ll develop sound employability expertise – including self-employment and marketing –vital skills for your future career as an actor.

You’ll be within 20 minutes of Scotland in one direction and the stunning Lake District National Park – now a UNESCO World Heritage site - in the other. Add to that close to the spectacular North West coastline and you’ll never be stuck for something to do.

  • Develop your body and voice to a professional standard

  • Learn about the creative industries and secure the skills employers are looking for

  • Knowledge to market yourself as a self-employed actor/actress

  • Research text and deliver performances to open audiences to prepare you for future auditions

  • Tutor support when you need it, thanks to small study groups

  • Host your performances in our dedicated campus-based Stanwix Theatre

  • As the educational partner for Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, you get breadth of stage experience

  • Our great industry connections give you job prospects

  • You won’t become a clone – we’ll encourage you to flourish as an individual performer

  • Opportunity to perform at the London and Manchester Graduate Showcases

  • Cumbria has a proud history of inspiring literary genius from Wordsworth and Ransome to Potter and Ruskin. Here you can be inspired and see your passion for performance empowered.

We know the industry well and we’ll teach and train you to become a professional actor, capable of being audition-ready to break into a competitive industry.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Carlisle - Brampton Road

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

TBC 1

Assessment method

TBC 1


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 W400
Institution code C99
Campus name Carlisle - Brampton Road
Campus code B

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 120 points
A level B B B - C C C
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM - MMM
Access to HE Diploma D: 24 credits
M: 21 credits
60 credits - 45 graded at level 3
Scottish Higher A A B B - B B C C

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Audition


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £10,500 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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