University of Chester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This exciting course has an emphasis on practical training, and this embodied knowledge is supported by engagement with theoretical studies. It will prepare you for the dynamic and diverse nature of the industry, giving you opportunities to develop your leadership skills, including directing, choreographing, sound and lighting design and producing a show. The course makes use of extensive acting and dance studio spaces, a 420-seat theatre, gym, library and ICT facilities. During the course you will also be able to access a well-resourced music suite, which includes practice rooms, an Apple Mac studio, recording studio and rehearsal spaces.
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
You will be assessed in a variety of ways including: performance work in singing, acting and dance; studio and theatre performances; submission of essays and reflective journals; presentations and oral assessments.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||The Hammond|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|A level||BBC - BCC||Including A-level Drama and Theatre Studies, Performing Arts or Performance Studies|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||BTEC in Performing Arts|
|Access to HE Diploma||Access to HE Diploma (Drama), to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit|
|Scottish Higher||BBBB||Including Drama and Theatre Studies, Performing Arts or Performance Studies|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||26 points||Including 5 in HL Theatre Arts|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3||Including Drama and Theatre Studies, Performing Arts or Performance Studies|
Please note that we accept a maximum of 8 points from GCE AS Levels and that the Welsh Baccalaureate and General Studies A Level will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A Levels and BTECs/OCRs.
Audition will be part of the selection process.
It is beneficial but not necessary to have studied Drama or Performance at A Level or equivalent. However, some level of dance is essential and will be part of the audition process.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|