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
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
23 September 2019
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
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.
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The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||Normally you need a Level 5 qualification (Foundation Degree or HND) in Performing Arts, Drama, Theatre or a related discipline. If you have achieved it in the last five years you will not be asked to submit a piece of work as part of the selection process as we will be able to assess your application via your UCAS form.|
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.
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||With a minimum of 5.5 in all skills.|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.