Acting (with integrated foundation year) University of Cumbria

Undergraduate

Acquire practical knowledge of the technical skills and creative processes of the disciplines of Acting Dance, Musical Theatre and Production as four strands of Performing Arts, demonstrating an appropriate range of technical competencies needed to complete the programme (aka Year-1 of ‘4-Year Extended Degree’) of study.

• Develop fundamental knowledge of historical contexts and perspectives of discipline specific forms.
. • Develop the analytical and critical thinking skills of a reflective practitioner in relation to selected texts and performance practice.
• Achieve core technical and creative skills and competencies in discipline specific practice (Dance, Musical Theatre, Acting and Production. )
• Explore and demonstrate understanding and skills in cross arts collaboration.
• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of different methods of working in professional practice; directed, devised, collaborative, group work and individual study.
• Learn and apply relevant skills of scholarship and academic writing
• Develop research, writing and presentation skills in order to present information, argument and evidence in a coherent and cogent manner.
• Prepare, through combination of the above, for onward progression to one of the following BA Honours degree programmes in Dance, Acting, Musical Theatre and Performing Arts.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode

    Full-time including foundation year

  • Location

    Carlisle - Brampton Road

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    4 years


Course details

Assessment method

Coursework - may include written tasks and assignments, reports, dissertations, portfolios, project work = 50% or the integrated foundation year. Practical exams - may include practical skills assessment, oral assessment, presentations = 50% or the integrated foundation year.


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 W401
Institution code C99
Campus name Carlisle - Brampton Road
Campus code B

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 56 - 72 points
A level C D - D D D
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP - MMP
Access to HE Diploma M: 21 credits
P: 24 credits
Scottish Higher D D D D - C C D D

Additional entry requirements

Audition

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6,000 Year 1
International £7,500 Year 1
England £6,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,000 Year 1
Scotland £6,000 Year 1
Wales £6,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees are for the first year only. For years 2 - 4, the BA or BSc fee will apply. Visit www.cumbria.ac.uk/studentfinance for more information about student fees and finance, and for details about our alumni discount.