Screen Acting Met Film School


Awarded by: University of West London

BA (Hons) Screen Acting is a unique, practical, industry-focused degree course which will allow you to develop the skills necessary to become a professional screen actor. This course has been designed with industry professionals to reflect the real business of screen acting.

Through a combination of lectures, seminars, reflective practice and self-directed learning, everything you learn will be put into practice through a wide range of practical, industry-focused exercises and productions. You will also collaborate with our filmmaking students who will create material which you will be involved in. You will leave the course with a showreel, headshots and CV.

  • Career skills. Secure employment in the creative screen industries with first-hand practical guidance from working industry professionals.

  • High-calibre guest speakers and tutors. Learn from the best industry professionals.

  • Intensive and fast. Complete your course in just two years and start working in the industry sooner.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Met Film School - London

  • Start date

    30 September 2019

  • Duration

    2 years

Course details


Story and Script. Interpreting a Script, Analysis, Subtext, Improvisation, Classic Text & Theatre. During this module, you will explore the fundamentals of good storytelling, create characters, understand how to analyse scripts and engage with subtext.
Character and performance. Understanding Character, Developing Voice and Movement. Create performances that build dramatic tension and connect emotionally with your scene partner. Understand how to use your own voice and body movement as individual elements and in harmony with one another. Here you will collaborate with BA Practical Filmmaking students in directing exercises and the creation of short performances.

Acting Methods and Techniques. Theories of Acting and Research Skills. Throughout this module, you will analyse the history and evolution of screen acting and develop an appreciation of improvisation techniques. You will also research and critically evaluate classic and contemporary acting methods.

Behind the Camera. Learn the process and technique of filmmaking, Image & Sound, Editing. Over the course of this module, you will understand the importance of collaboration in production, develop craft skills in production, camera, lighting and sound, and collaborate with the BA Practical Filmmaking students on short filmed exercises.

Screen Business. Here you will look at career Preparation, casting and auditions, and professional practice. This module will develop your communication and presentation skills to best market yourself for roles. You’ll learn casting etiquette and participate in castings in both mock and real-life scenarios.

Specialist Acting Skills; ADR, Voiceover, Motion Capture, Combat. Here you’ll learn to develop your Voice Over and ADR techniques through practical exercises and working on live projects, develop your screen combat techniques and learn the importance of shooting angles and teamwork.

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 W410
Institution code M73
Campus name Met Film School - London
Campus code L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International applicant deadline: June 30

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 100 points

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £18,300 Year 1
EU £18,300 Year 1
International £19,300 Year 1
England £18,300 Year 1
Northern Ireland £18,300 Year 1
Scotland £18,300 Year 1
Wales £18,300 Year 1

Additional fee information

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