Theatre & Performance Practice University of Salford

Undergraduate

This course delivers a spectrum of learning opportunities spanning across new developments from experimental performance to mainstream stage, TV and radio work. It combines vocationally focused skills development with academic study and practical exploration of a range of theatre and performance approaches and forms. You will gain the knowledge, skills and understanding that will help you become a versatile and resilient creative practitioner.

You will be able to choose from a range of options to pursue your individual interests including acting for camera, singing, comedy writing and performance, multimedia performance, physical theatre and clowning. You will also have the opportunity to take part in publically performed projects, led by a professional director or member of staff.In your final year you will propose and develop your own practical performance work and can choose from a wide and challenging array of performance areas. Practical projects could include a devised performance; an original script; a physical theatre piece, an installation or live art works performed in non-traditional theatre spaces, a multi-media performance investigating digital culture and the human computer-interface or a directing project.

We have excellent professional partnerships and contacts in theatre venues and production companies across the region and encourage you to make the most of the numerous project and networking opportunities offered to you during your time at the University of Salford.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

You will study a core curriculum in year 1 that will give you foundational knowledge and skills across the Spectrum of theatre and performance. In year 2 you will study a combination of core and optional modules so that you can pursue your individual interests and talents and explore new areas. In year 3 you will combine taught optional modules with your own project work and practical research or a dissertation. As the course progresses from year 1 to 3, you will be given the support and guidance to enable you to work independently, to manage your time and collaborate creatively with others. You will also attend several careers focused masterclasses and presentations that will give you practical advice in many employment areas that are common to theatre and performance graduates.


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 W440
Institution code S03
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level BBC UCAS Tariff Points of 1112 to include a minimum of 2 A Levels.

General Studies accepted with 2 other A levels.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma 112 UCAS points from a QAA Approved Access Course in a Media / Performance subject
Scottish Higher 112 UCAS points
AS AS Levels are accepted in combination with level three qualifications including A levels and BTECs
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal Subject is accepted in combination with level three qualifications including A levels and BTECs
Extended Project Extended Project Qualification is accepted in combination with level three qualifications including A levels and BTECs
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Grade C or 4 (or above) in Maths and English GCSE is required
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 31 points To include 5 or 6 (Higher Level) in a relevant subject
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 112 UCAS Points
Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Irish Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level is accepted in combination with level three qualifications including A levels and BTECs
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) BTEC Level 3 National Certificate is accepted in combination with level three qualifications including A levels and BTECs
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*D* Only in combination with Level 3 Qualifications including A levels and BTECS
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate is accepted in combination with level three qualifications including A levels and BTECs
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma is accepted in combination with level three qualifications including A levels and BTECs
Scottish Advanced Higher 112 UCAS Points
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate is accepted in combination with level three qualifications including A levels and BTECs

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Audition


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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