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Comedy Writing & Performance BA (Hons)

University of Salford

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Are you looking for a Comedy Writing and Performance course where you’re able to make people audience audiences experience joy, laughter or cry with happiness? and have fun? Do you want Are you looking to develop a portfolio of work that combines creativity with industry awareness? Whatever kind of performer or writer you want to be, this course will equip you with the professional training, and will help you build your skills across the wide landscape that the study of Comedy offers. The course also offers you the opportunitiy- you need to take the first step in your dream career within the wider Comedy industry. As you progress through your studies, you’ll become well-versed in a range of genres, including stand-up, physical comedy, radio drama and satire. You’ll also have the opportunity to gain real-world experience of live performance in a range of venues and circuits, from open mic spots to comedy clubs and festivals. Moreover, you’ll study with a group of like-minded Comedy fans and will work with -lecturers who combine real-world comedy experience with long-standing teaching and learning expertise. The University of Salford is also a centre for Comedy studies in the UK. What’s more, embarking upon your performance and comedy writing degree means you’ll have access to the creative opportunities the city of Manchester has to offer. You’ll be joining a vibrant community of practising comedy writers and performers, while also getting involved with independent broadcast production companies dedicated to fostering new talent. And at Salford, these opportunities will be available to you long after you complete the course. If you’re interested in exploring what you might be doing as part of your performance and comedy writing degree, take a look at some of the work our final year students have produced on this course.**You will:** - Develop a wide range of skills and techniques in both comedy writing and performance - Establish your own comedic ‘voice’ through the guidance of leading academic staff and high-profile industry practitioners - Learn how to create innovative comedy and present it for public performance - Graduate with a portfolio work that evidences the skills you’ve learnt to potential employers, or for further study In the most recent National Student Survey, our comedy writing and performance degree received 100% for overall student satisfaction (University of Salford analysis of unpublished NSS 2020 data). **Visit our Comedy Writing and Performance degree CourseFinder webpage** - https://bit.ly/3p6u6l3**Explore all of our Performance courses and read our helpful FAQs** - https://bit.ly/3p539hp**Sign-up to an Open Day or Campus Tour** - https://bit.ly/3sAsT8m

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,600per year

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University information

University of Salford

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  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 102 4

    28th out of 53 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    133 70%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44 44%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    128 75%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%



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