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Acting and Performance with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

- Develop your skills as an actor and performer- Create digital materials to showcase your work- Research, plan and execute a wide range of performances at a professional level- Use performance to engage with communities and challenge real-world issues.- Join at the foundation year and develop your personal skills, awareness of resources and commitment to the subjectYou’ll be immersed in the creative process of making and presenting theatre and performance in a range of styles and across a range of platforms (such as stage, screen, audio and digital/new media). You will develop your acting skills and contribute to our own festival, The Change Makers Festival.**How you learn**In the foundation year, you will start by developing a good base of knowledge, but also the personal skills and awareness of resources that will help you manage your studies effectively and be self-motivated.The practical elements of the course will build throughout your time with us. You’ll take part in interactive lectures, seminars and workshops and have the opportunity to work with industry partners on live projects. At the end of your second year, you’ll travel abroad to see performances made and presented in a different context.**You learn through** - practical workshops- working in an ensemble- going to see performances- independent study- undertaking real-life projects for external clients- lectures and seminars**Applied learningWork placements**In the second year, of the full degree, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with external partners, undertake a work placement or develop your own enterprise.**Live projects** We work with a range of local organisations (theatres, film makers, theatre companies and arts organisations) on live briefs, with staff often producing work for local festivals. You’ll be invited to participate in these projects, giving you the chance to work alongside industry professionals.In the foundation year, you will undertake a series of projects that respond to real world debates. **Field trips** You will start going on trips at the start of the foundation year and continue throughout your time on the course. We are ideally located close to Sheffield Theatres and regularly see performances there. You’ll also travel to see work in other cities in the north and nationwide. In your second year you’ll be able to go abroad to experience –and sometimes participate in – an international theatre festival. For this trip, we pay for the flights, accommodation and event tickets and ask students to pay for their own food and drink.**Networking opportunities** We have excellent links to local actors, companies and venues, so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to meet and talk to people from the industry.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

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

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 48

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    64th out of 102 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    125 66%

    54th

    34
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    42 42%

    95th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    14th

    11

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