University of Essex has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Our BA Acting and Contemporary Theatre will appeal if you wish to prepare yourself for the professional demands of today’s theatre, film and TV as a creative actor. Eclectic teaching inspired by practitioners as diverse as Lecoq, Gaullier, Grotowsky, Meisner and Boal, covers fundamentals in acting, improvisation, research, movement, voice and singing. Our course is accredited by Drama UK.
Many of our courses offer a choice of optional modules to tailor your learning experience. More information about these can be found on the University of Essex website.
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||East 15 Acting School, Loughton|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Entry requirements for students studying BTEC qualifications are dependent on subjects studied. Advice can be provided on an individual basis.|
Applicants must be successful at audition, and achieve CDD at A-level or the equivalent in UCAS tariff points, to include 2 full A-levels. In addition all applicants require GCSE English at grade C or above (or equivalent). Note: all applicants are required to make an additional direct application to East 15 Acting School in order to arrange an audition.
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|