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Acting and Performance Practice BA (Hons)

Newcastle College University Centre

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 - 3 Years

Course summary

Tread the boards and prepare for a career in stage, TV or film, by combining practical performance training with academic and creative study. Whether you wish to perform, write or direct, this Acting and Performance Practice degree will help build your knowledge, your technique and your contacts. Perform at venues both on and off-campus and attend workshops from actors, directors and companies. You can join a classical acting group, take part in comedy nights and attend script labs to help develop your work. Benefit from strong links and opportunities to gain placements at companies such as Northern Stage, Alphabetti Theatre, Live Theatre and The Royal Shakespeare Company. As an Acting and Performance Practice student, you will benefit from strong links with local, national and international companies including Northern Stage, Zendeh, Open Clasp, Abandon Hope Alphabetti Theatre and Live Theatre. You will have the opportunity to gain performance placements with local companies and on-campus you will perform in front of paying audiences throughout your degree. On successful completion of this degree you may progress onto an appropriate Masters degree or a teaching qualification such as a PGCE. Alternatively, you will be ready to audition for roles on stage or in film and television.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 9,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 48 - 64

A minimum of 48 - 64 UCAS Tariff Points at A-level, BTEC QCF Subsidiary, 90 Credit, National or Extended Diploma; Pass in Diploma in Foundation Studies (Art and Design).


University information

Newcastle College University Centre

  • Campus address

    Newcastle College, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7SA, England

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