BA (Hons) Acting (Top-up)

This is an exciting and dynamic 1 year course in professional acting training. Classes and performances are delivered and directed by industry practitioners and our local creative partners. It is an intense, full-time acting course for those wanting to become working actors in a range of disciplines and enhance their skills by producing their own work.


The BA (Hons) Acting (Top-up) course has been created to provide you with the knowledge and skills to work within the acting industry or progress to further study on an MA programme.

The Top-Up will deliver technical training in acting techniques and processes to advance your skill set. You will hone your chosen specialism, such as singing, puppetry, stage combat and scriptwriting, and will continuously develop these skills in line with your aspirational career trajectory.

Additionally, you will work towards professional briefs to develop your technical and transferable skills, consider your own identity as a performer and prepare for professional work within the acting industry.

Throughout the programme, you will apply your knowledge and skills to real-world concepts, while drawing on relevant theories and concepts. There will also be opportunities for you to critically reflect on your practical and workplace experiences in a creative context.

This course emphasises independent learning and the development of critical thinking skills. In turn, you will become increasingly knowledgeable and reflective on your academic development and current practices in the acting industry.

This course is validated by The Open University 

The Open University

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£9,250 Full Time (per academic year) - For home students commencing study in 2023

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Quarry Hill Campus and Prime Studios

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Start Date

September 2024

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1 year

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Course Code

UCAS course code W411
Institution code L21

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