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Acting for Contemporary and Devised Performance BA (Hons)

University of Northampton

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UCAS CODE: W411

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why study this course?**The BA (Hons) Acting for Contemporary and Devised Performance Programme is a robust and rigorous, practice-based programme for the next generation of contemporary actors and performance makers.Throughout the programme there is a focus on the student’s individual artistic development alongside a collaborative, creative, and challenging process.Fully recognised by Equity & Spotlight, this course creates performers who are passionate, innovative and industry ready. Students on the programme will train for 30 hours per week, and each level of the programme culminates in a Directed Production led by an industry professional. Other highlights include:- Practical training takes place for 30 hours per week across 30 weeks- Focus on Industry preparation, contemporary performance practices, and devising- Access to professional facilities including 6 studios, audio/visual equipment, and venues hired for productions- Course recognised by Equity and Spotlight with students entitled to full Equity membership upon graduation- Professional Showcase opportunity for graduating students attended by industry professionals- Students have the opportunity to gain certification in stage combat (training and certification provided by the Academy of Performance Combat).- Links to prestigious Royal and Derngate Theatre- Theatre visits and workshops with Industry professionals*- HP Laptop and software included with this course.****By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:**- You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more. - Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new laptop** to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits).- Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualised support and guidance whilst challenging students academically.- We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK***- Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. **The Northampton Employment Promise** - In fact, we’re so confident in our careers and employability support that if you achieve at least a 2:2 degree and complete either our Employability Plus Gold programme or achieve a Changemaker Gold Certificate during your time studying with us, but still haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating, we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you or support you into postgraduate study.✱ All trips subject to national and local Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions. See our situation updates page for more on the University’s response to Covid-19: https://www.northampton.ac.uk/about-us/situation-updates/✱ ✱ see Eligibility criteria and Terms and Conditions: https://www.northampton.ac.uk/student-life/university-living-laptops-trips-and-internships/✱✱✱ source: Guardian University League Table 2020

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

University of Northampton

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    Main Site, The University of Northampton, Waterside Campus, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5PH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 102 34

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    120 64%

    71st

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    36th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    23rd

    2

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