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Performance and Professional Practice (1 year top up) BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Approach the concept of performance from a variety of angles.
  • Analyse performance on stage or screen and in everyday life.
  • Analyse the contexts and concepts surrounding performance practices.
  • Develop and enhance your knowledge of a broad range of performance practices.
  • Specialise in areas such as traditional acting methodologies, creating your own work, or working in educational and community settings.

You can choose to specialise in a range of advanced performance options, including contemporary approaches to acting with text, working with new and mixed media, and performing comedy.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

An emphasis is placed on the reciprocal relationship between practical enquiry and critical analysis and reflection. You are required and supported to continue your learning through individual study and group project work.

You learn through

  • practical studio-based workshops to develop key performance skills and techniques
  • traditional lectures
  • interactive seminars
  • screenings of film and performance material
  • external trips and visits

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as a

  • performer
  • actor
  • community artist

You may find work in areas such as

  • professional performance
  • health and social care
  • teaching
  • arts administration management
  • the media

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,415per year

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

Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points :

Normally you need a Level 5 qualification (Foundation Degree or HND) in Performing Arts, Drama, Theatre or a related discipline. If you have achieved it in the last five years you will not be asked to submit a piece of work as part of the selection process as we will be able to assess your application via your UCAS form.If you have professional experience, rather than a Level 5 qualification, or you have achieved a Level 5 qualification more than five years ago, you will be invited to submit a piece of work as part of t

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    64th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    118 62%

    62nd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52.0 52%

    55th

    40
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    56th

    42

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