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BA (Hons) Acting and Performance

Solent University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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38,625 GBP

Program description

BA (Hons) Acting and Performance

On this course, students are immersed in a stimulating program of study, and will explore a whole host of themes, from performance techniques through to body and voice skills and approaches to stage and screen acting.

On the practical side, students have the opportunity to gain vast experience through various recorded and live performance projects, helping to develop acting and directing skills in a supportive environment. Alongside creative practice students build essential skills such as audition and interview techniques.

Admission requirements

This course is the ideal for aspiring actors and performers who wish to further develop their performance techniques and gain a broad knowledge of the industry.

Optional units also allow students to specialize in a specific branch of the performing arts.

For more information, please visit the institute website.

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Program content

Year one

Core units

  • Performance Histories – Ancient Ritual to Modern
  • Approaches to Stage and Screen Acting
  • Core Skills: Body and Voice
  • The Self and Text 1
  • Performance Practices and Techniques
  • Screen Practice and Performance

Year two

Core units

  • Global Spotlights on Stage Performance
  • Global Spotlights on Screen Performance
  • Stage & Screen Productions 
  • Self and Text 2
  • Professional Performance Skills - Live Brief


  • Creative Arts in Education
  • Performance and Well-being
  • Directing Performers
  • Music Theatre
  • Performance in the Digital Age

Please note: Not all optional units are guaranteed to run each year.

Year three

Core units

  • Major Stage – Live Brief
  • Creative Industries Research Project
  • Screen Projects
  • Careers in the Creative Industries


  • Creative Arts in Education
  • Performance and Well-being
  • Directing Performers
  • Music Theatre
  • Performance in the Digital Age

Tuition fees

UK, EU and Channel Island full-time fees: £9,250 per year

International full-time fees: £12,875 per year

Scholarships & funding

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Got a passion for acting and performance? Do you dream of treading the boards in the West End or starring on the Hollywood big screen? Our performance courses combine practical skills with theoretical study, supporting you to develop the techniques and knowledge to help you launch your performance career.

About this institute

Solent University

Solent University

Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions. We’re focused on the practical side of higher education...

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Solent University

Solent University
E Park Terrace
SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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