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Acting for Contemporary Theatre BA (Hons)

University of Chichester

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UCAS CODE: 2D46

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Overview

Discover theatre production, acting and performance

This BA (Hons) Theatre degree is a highly practical programme which will develop yours skills, ideas and experiences to prepare you for your career in the theatre industries.

Explore narrative, physical and visual theatre, and text and cultural identity throughout your degree. You will develop your performance skills and explore topics including performance, production, critical and cultural studies, business management and applied arts practice.

On this course you will:

  • Explore a variety of theatre settings.
  • Discover theatrical contexts.
  • Develop your performance skills.
  • Learn to apply your business knowledge to the theatre industry.
  • Have the option to undertakes placement with a range of theatres.
  • Benefit from our professional industry partnerships throughout your studies.

Teaching and Assessment

How you will learn

You will have a range of study options and contact hours throughout your degree. Your classes and contact hours will change each year. In your first year, you can expect to attend six hours per week of taught skills classes, at least four hours of rehearsals for third-year directing exercises, six hours of project classes, at least six hours of group rehearsal, two hours of lectures and seminars, and at least six hours of timetabled personal study and preparation. This makes up 30 hours per week.

You will be assessed through a range of assignments, including a wide range of practical and performance contexts. These assessments may include:

  • Group and individual performances
  • Directing exercises
  • Presentations
  • Creative installations

You will have no formal exams. Some classes are assessed through continuous assessment and through written evaluations, with several formal essays that lead to a final-year dissertation.

Careers

Where you could go after your studies

This BA (Hons) Theatre degree will prepare you for a range of careers in industry and you will graduate ready for the workplace. Our professional development programme offers a range of formal internships with professional partner organisations to ensure that graduates are well-prepared for careers in the cultural industries.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,500per year

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

University information

University of Chichester

  • University League Table

    76th

  • Campus address

    University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6PE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    65th out of 102 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    135 72%

    29th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    46.0 46%

    68th

    44
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    39th

    7

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