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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BA Acting programme is a leading actor training based in the heart of Manchester.Led by a team of specialist and highly experienced directors, teachers and practitioners, the BA (Hons) Acting course at Manchester School of Theatre has an outstanding reputation for training actors with the skills necessary for a successful career in film, television, radio and stage. We are looking for your imagination, empathy, curiosity, passion and wonder.We are looking for expressive people who are energetic, dynamic and driven to tell stories.We will nurture your ability, teach you your craft and encourage you on the path to creative excellence.You will work from a wide range of practitioners and a wealth of inspiring teachers and professional practitioners. You will train in all aspects of the craft including Acting for Stage, Screen and Radio.Based in the Manchester School of Theatre, we will soon be moving into new accommodation specially built for us on Oxford Road. Our inspirational training venue will include:- A 180 seat fully equipped studio theatre, with dressing rooms and green room- Large movement and performance studios with sprung floors- 8 additional rehearsal studios- TV and radio studios- Tutorial rooms- Computer labsThe Acting course enjoys very strong links with many of the region's key employers including BBC, RNCM, the Hallé Orchestra, Royal Exchange Theatre, HOME, Bolton Octagon, Oldham Coliseum, Hull Truck Theatre and The Lowry. We also have creative partnerships with a number of national and international organisations including: New National Theatre, Tokyo, the ETFI and Carnegie Mellon University. Former students have gone on to highly successful careers in film, television and theatre and graduates include Sir Anthony Sher, Julie Walters CBE, Yasmin Mwanza, David Threlfall, John Bradley, Richard Griffiths, Bernard Hill, Steve Coogan, John Thomson, Elliot Knight, Assad Zaman, John Bradley, Annie Wallace, Graeme Hawley, Zoe Henry, Sarah Amankwah, Noreen Kershaw, Amanda Burton and Adam Kotz.**FEATURES AND BENEFITS**- World-class training in the heart of Manchester.- A brand-new inspirational training hub including state of the art theatre, studios and rehearsal rooms.- Recent students have won many prestigious awards including the Alan Bates Award, The Carleton Hobbs Bursary Award and the Laurence Olivier Bursary.- Selected students will get to participate in a number of events and collaborations including Sam Wannamaker Award, RSC Weekend and potentially projects with the Hallé, RNCM, MIF and other international partners.- A nationally and internationally acclaimed course which has links with the region’s key employers including BBC, MIF, Royal Exchange Theatre, HOME, RNCM, Hallé Orchestra and The Lowry.- Strong links with the Manchester Writing School.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 102 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    155 81%

    15th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    12th

    55

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