City College Plymouth

Acting for Digital Media City College Plymouth Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth


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Course summary

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This foundation degree will focus entirely on acting for digital media (Film/ Audio/ Presenting) and will develop actors for the digital entertainment industry.
The course is taught by professionals currently practicing in the industry. Students benefit from a rich mix of actor-specific training for digital media, and will graduate with an intellectual and practical understanding and knowledge of the actor’s craft. Students will also develop a working CV/ show reel and the tools necessary to launch an acting career with a strong knowledge base of current and emerging technologies and techniques.
Academic skills, such as the ability to conduct research, to critically evaluate source materials, theoretical approaches and arguments, and to write effectively and persuasively will be fundamental to the programme. Students will be encouraged to acquire deep and broad understanding of performance practices, styles and theories of acting for digital media. Alongside this rigorous study, students will be incubating future relationships between emerging actors and directors/ filmmakers.

Course details


Proposed modules are: Visual Studies, Core Techniques Voice Pt1, Core Techniques Body Pt1, Acting with Digital Media, Contextual Naturalism in Actor Training, Performance Project 1, Advanced Contextual Naturalism in Actor Training, Creative Research, Advanced Visual Studies, Core Techniques Voice (Advanced) Pt2, Core Technique Body (Advanced) Pt2 and Performance Project 2.

Assessment method

Coursework and practical assessments

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Course code M001
Institution code C83
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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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
GCSE/National 4/National 5 5 GCSE’s – Grade C/4 or above to include English and Maths

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £7,450 Year 1
EU £7,450 Year 1
England £7,450 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,450 Year 1
Scotland £7,450 Year 1
Wales £7,450 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Provider information

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City College Plymouth
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