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Theatre, Acting & Performance BA (Hons)

University of Worcester

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UCAS CODE: W400

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Whether your ambitions are on stage or backstage, Theatre, Acting & Performance at Worcester is all about practical work. You learn theory through practice - in a wide range of venues, including our own drama studios, other local arts or theatre venues, unusual spaces such as nightclubs or disused churches, festivals, outdoor spaces and gardens. If you choose to, you can also have a work placement with a theatre, school or production company, or work within modules with youth or community groups, such as people with learning disabilitiesAs well as developing your acting skills, devising or writing your own performances and staging existing plays, you'll also cover the technical and practical side of the theatre experience, learning how to rig a light, for example. Furthermore, your wider study of the subject can prepare you for a wide range of careers alongside one in theatre (acting, directing, writing or technical theatre), such as teaching, or youth and community work.**Key features**- Friendly community, with 'getting to know you' activities in Welcome Week, student societies such as Loco (musical theatre) and Spotlight (cabaret), and 'Scratch Nights' where you can try out ideas in front of an encouraging audience.- Supportive tutors, who are also practitioners, many with ongoing performance companies.- Visiting theatre companies, who perform for students and trips to a range of local and national theatres, or viewing national productions view live-stream.- Links with community groups, museums and youth groups, giving you a choice of real-world settings for practising your craft.- Opportunity to transfer to MTheatre (our four-year integrated masters programme) at the end of your first year, with an even greater focus on professional practice.**Learn more about the course at our Open Days**Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. Explore the campus, meet our lecturers and talk to current students. Find out more and book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days**Why the University of Worcester?**The University of Worcester is a close-knit and high-achieving community where students are supported to succeed at every level.The University is a truly inclusive place where every person counts as an individual. From designing imaginative facilities to providing practical support and tailored learning, we strive to help people of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve their own rich potential. We work hard to break down barriers and provide opportunities for all.**Recent Worcester achievements**- University of the Year - Finalist - 2019 Times Higher Education Awards and UK Social Mobility Awards- 1st for Quality Education - 2019 Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings- Outstanding Support for Students - Finalist - 2019 Times Higher Education Awards- Top 10 for Student Satisfaction - 2019 National Student Survey- Top 10 for Sustained Employment - Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey (2017)- Sustainability Institution of the Year - Finalist - 2019 Green Gown Awards

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,700per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 112

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University information

University of Worcester

  • University League Table

    104th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    80th out of 102 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    120 63%

    69th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%

    69th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    49th

    20

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