Theatre, Acting and Performance RNN Group


Awarded by: University of Hull

About this Course:

This course offers a broad practical curriculum underpinned by academic study, with the opportunity for you to influence the way you work. The main pathway is acting however, we do offer alternative modules for the musical theatre pathway.

You will gain an insight into the creation of new work, acting and performance in a range of styles from classical to contemporary using first class facilities and equipment. You will discover the theoretical and historical backdrop to theatre, acting and performance and will obtain the industry-desired skills and contacts.

You will work with professionals and highly-skilled staff, go on trips and take part in invaluable workshops, including Open Minds Theatre, RADA workshop, Boal Workshops, Crucible theatre visits and a short film school residential with media. ​

The in-house and touring performance projects have an excellent reputation and offer numerous opportunities for the application of theatre.

Modules Include:
Year 1

  • Approaches to Acting 1

  • Acting with a Mask

  • Devising Innovative Performance

  • Theatre in Education

  • Prep

  • Process and Production

  • Historical Context of Performance

Musical Theatre pathway will do Singing, Movement and Dance.

Year 2

  • Approaches to Acting 2

  • Site Specific Performance

  • Performing Shakespeare

  • Performance Study and Demonstration

  • TV and Screen Acting

Musical Theatre will do Dance, Acting for Musical theatre and Musical theatre performance.

Year 3

  • Final Integrated Performance

  • Creative Research Dissertation (written and practical or just written)

  • Personal and Professional Development

Musical Theatre pathway will continue Dance and Musical Theatre Performance.


  • Progression into acting, directing and arts related pathways, including stage management, script writing or working freelance in community or youth workshops.

  • Further study on a PGCE or continue your studies to achieve a Master’s degree.

Entry Requirements:

  • 64 UCAS Points or the equivalent in A-Levels

  • A relevant Level 3 qualification

  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or above or equivalent

  • Students that haven't studied a drama-based subject will be accepted, if passion and ability are evident.

If you do not meet these requirements please contact us as we are able to consider applicants with other qualifications, relevant experience or personal circumstances on an individual basis.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Rotherham College - Town Centre Campus

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years

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 W4R4
Institution code R52
Campus name Rotherham College - Town Centre Campus
Campus code T

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
A level •Minimum of two GCE A-Levels to include a drama-based subject
Access to HE Diploma Access to HE Diploma at grade mark Pass at Level 3

You will need a minimum of 64 UCAS points from a combination of the following: •Minimum of two GCE A-Levels to include a drama-based subject
•BTEC Extended Diploma
•GCSE Maths and English
•Access - Pass at Level 3
•Diploma in Foundation Studies - Pass
A formal interview and audition will be arranged with the course tutor.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,900 Year 1
Scotland £6,900 Year 1
Wales £6,900 Year 1

Additional fee information

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