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Acting (with Professional Practice Year) BA (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire

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UCAS CODE: W413

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Bedford Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

If you believe all the world’s a stage, our degree will prepare you to land that leading role by giving you the training, techniques and entrepreneurial skills you need to succeed in a competitive business. Using a range of approaches from plays and multimedia performance to physical and musical theatre, you develop your skills and gain wide experience through both performing established repertory and devising exciting new works. You are also given a foundation in drama theory and trends in performing arts, and are encouraged to think, write and talk about how this theory informs your work. Each year, you perform in a large-scale work made with professional directors, which could be anything from Shakespeare to a cutting-edge contemporary multimedia production. You will also prepare for graduation by forming a company and creating your own work to show in our professional 280-seat theatre.**Professional Practice Year**This course has the option to be taken over four years which includes a year placement in industry. Undertaking a year in industry has many benefits; you gain practical experience and build your CV. It's also a great opportunity to sample a profession and network with potential future employers. There is no tuition fee for the placement year enabling you to gain an extra year of experience for free.**Why choose this course?**- Gain performance experience in our state-of-the-art rehearsal studios and 280-seat professional theatre- Benefit from being taught by our highly experienced teaching team as well as learning from visiting actors and directors active in the industry- Create a major piece of work for the annual student showcase and performance festival- Take advantage of extra-curricular activities including cultural exchanges, societies and trips- Learn entrepreneurial skills to help you find and audition for work in the theatre and performance industries as well as apply for arts funding

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table

    129th

  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    93rd out of 102 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    109 58%

    94th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40.0 40%

    84th

    60
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    65th

    27

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