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
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.
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
Carlisle - Brampton Road
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Carlisle - Brampton Road|
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:
|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|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|