The BA Performance Programme introduces the skills required to secure successful careers in a variety of roles including acting on stage and screen; directing; writing for stage and screen; producing original theatre; musical theatre; and working collaboratively with community groups.
Degree titles include:
BA Hons Performance
BA Hons Performance (Contemporary Theatre)
BA Hons Performance (Musical Theatre)
BA Hons Performance (Screen Acting)
The programme will hone your existing stage acting talents, allowing you to develop transferable skills in a range of performance disciplines. You will develop new skills in scriptwriting, directing, and researching creative practice.
It is delivered at Ayr Campus, which is equipped with state-of the- art television and performance studios. Tutors and guest lecturers are professional practitioners and practice-led research is encouraged to enable you to integrate practice with theory. Guest lectures have included award winning director Michael Hines, Mel Churcher, producer Chris Grady and theatre practitioners from Geese Theatre Company.
Staff are actively involved in research on theatre production, green screen, musical theatre and stage/screen adaption, which informs their practice and teaching. Students have undertaken placement/work-based learning in Tron Theatre, Gaiety Theatre and Recovery Ayr.
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
2 to 4 years
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Ayr Campus|
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 102 points|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H4|
|Scottish HND||Pass||HND in Acting and Performance; Performance; Musical Theatre; Screen-related or relevant discipline.|
Applicants with degree/diploma qualifications in an unrelated subject accompanied by professional theatre experience will be considered.
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|