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Acting

Leeds Conservatoire

UCAS Code: W320 | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

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UCAS Tariff

96

96 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 studies or equivalent (which normally include an A Level or a BTEC Extended Diploma in an Acting-related subject), plus 3 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above to include English Language. Combinations of Level 3 qualifications are accepted.

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Acting

The BA Acting programme at Leeds Conservatoire offers rigorous, practical, conservatoire training for a career as a professional actor. Through practical skills training and individualised artistic development, you will acquire the skills to sustain a career as a working artist in theatre, television, film and recorded media - serving the performance industry now and in shaping its future.

Over three years you develop your skills in acting, movement, voice and performance-based research. Training is practical, physical and intensive. You are required to be fearless, as you acquire new skills and challenge those you arrived with. Training includes ensemble skills classes, 1-1 coaching, skills in context, seminars and rehearsals; culminating in a final year season of performance that serves as an industry introduction.

Storytelling is a collaborative artform and collaboration is at the core of all we do at Leeds Conservatoire. Acting students spend their first weeks of training developing an ensemble practice that transforms a cohort into a collaborative theatre company. Throughout training, students are given the opportunity to collaborate with theatres, creative partners and leading artists in the region. We actively encourage cross programme collaboration with artists from other disciplines. Our ambition is for students to establish a creative network in training, originate live performance and take both with them into the profession.

Modules

This course is a full-time, high-contact, vocational training programme which is taught in six academic terms over three years. Contact time averages 30 hours a week, across 30 teaching weeks. The course has two core strands; Skills Training and Artistic Development. Time assigned to each adjusts each year to promote the transition from learner to independent artist.

All modules on the programme have been developed around key themes at each level:

Self and other (Level 4)
Style and Character (Level 5)
Public performance and transition to the industry (Level 6)

Year 1 (Level 4)
Compulsory modules:
Acting Skills: Acting Technique
Acting Skills: Spoken and Sung Voice
Acting Skills: Movement
Acting Skills: Research for Performance
Artistic Development: Self as an Artist

Year 2 (Level 5)
Compulsory modules:
Acting Skills: Rehearsal Practices
Acting Skills: Voice in Context
Acting Skills: Movement in Context
Artistic Development: Arts industry
Project 1: New Work and Adaptation
Project 2: Established Repertoire

Year 3 (Level 6)
Compulsory Modules:
Artistic Development: Live Performance
Artistic Development: Recorded Performance
Artistic Development: Self in the Industry

Module specifications can be found via the Leeds Conservatoire website: http://bit.ly/LC-Acting-UCAS

Assessment methods

The course is assessed via practical assessments and performances, coursework, portfolios, technical tests, presentations and written work. Formal assessments tend to take place over a period at the end of each semester or the end of the year. There are a handful of assignments with deadlines halfway through a semester.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£17,500
per year
International
£17,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Republic of Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Leeds Conservatoire

Department:

School of Performance

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

90%
UK students
10%
International students
67%
Male students
33%
Female students
85%
2:1 or above
16%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
C
B

After graduation


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