Sheffield Hallam University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This is a final year advanced skills and knowledge top-up degree for students with a Level 5 qualification or significant professional experience.
• Approach the concept of performance from a variety of angles.
• Analyse performance on stage or screen and in everyday life.
• Analyse the contexts and concepts surrounding performance practices.
• Develop and enhance your knowledge of a broad range of performance practices.
• Specialise in areas such as traditional acting methodologies, creating your own work, or working in educational and community settings.
You can choose to specialise in a range of advanced performance options, including contemporary approaches to acting with text, working with new and mixed media, and performing comedy.
How you learn
An emphasis is placed on the reciprocal relationship between practical enquiry and critical analysis and reflection. You are required and supported to continue your learning through individual study and group project work.
You learn through:
• practical studio-based workshops to develop key performance skills and techniques
• traditional lectures
• interactive seminars
• screenings of film and performance material
• external trips and visits
You are introduced to, and supported by, a wide range of external employers and practitioners, and either undertake a further work-based placement in an area of your choice, or work individually or in groups to develop and present a business plan for an enterprise of your own devising.
You take part in a range of public performances, to which external practitioners and agents are invited.
This course prepares you for a career as a:
• community artist
You may find work in areas such as:
• professional performance
• health and social care
• arts administration management
• the media
Final Project - 40 credits
Researching Performance - 20 credits
Advanced Acting Techniques - 20 credits
Building A Professional Portfolio - 20 credits
Creative Screens - 20 credits
Drama In Education & The Community - 20 credits
Foreign Language - 20 credits
Guerrilla Film Making - 20 credits
Issues In Professional Development - 20 credits
Making Comedy - 20 credits
Performance Lab - 20 credits
Research Project - 40 credits
Show Business; Or The Business Of Making Shows - 20 credits
Coursework and practical assessment
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Foundation Degree or HND in Performing Arts, Theatre or a related discipline.|
Additional entry requirements
If you have professional experience, rather than a Level 5 qualification, or you have achieved a Level 5 qualification more than five years ago, you will be invited to submit a piece of work as part of the selection process.
Please visit the course page on our website for further details on the selection process.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||With a minimum of 5.5 in all skills.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.
Clearing contact details
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Student Recruitment Operations Team
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