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Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Acting BA

UCAS Code: W410

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

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

A maximum of two AS-level subjects can be considered along with either two A-levels, two 6-unit BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma.

60 credits overall. Minimum of 45 credits at level 3. The remainding 15 credits can be taken at either level 2 or 3. Must include Drama or related subject. GCSE English language at grade 4 or above or equivalent qualifications must be offered.

Must be in a topic related to the degree subject being applied for. Must be offered along with either A-levels, 6-unit BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above are normally required. No specific subjects are requested. GCSEs should be held at point of application

Course dependent Must include Drama or related subject Will be considered for entry into year 1 only.

Course dependent Must include Drama or related subject Will be considered for entry into year 1 only.

For students who complete the full IB Diploma. Obtain a total of 12 points or above from three Higher Level Subjects. Students who do not complete the IB Diploma will be considered on the basis of their IB Certificate Must include Drama or related subject. Must include English Language at Grade 5 or above.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H3,H3,H3,H3,H3

Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

O3

64 Tariff Points in total to include other qualifications Must be offered along with either A-levels, 6-unit BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma.

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

MM

Must include Drama or related subject

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

MPP

Must include Drama or related subject

64 Tariff Points in total to include other qualifications Must be offered along with either A-levels, 6-unit BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma.

64 Tariff Points in total to include other qualifications Must be offered along with either A-levels, 6-unit BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma.

64 Tariff Points in total to include other qualifications Must be offered along with either A-levels, 6-unit BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MM

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

Scottish Advanced Higher

D,D

UCAS Tariff

64

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Apply your passion and complete your actor training at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire – we offer drama school level training to mould you into a versatile actor and help you launch your professional career. Our acting and performance courses have been ranked 3rd in the UK in the Guardian University league table 2019 (drama & dance category). This course scored 100% for overall satisfaction in the 2017 National Student Survey.

Our BA (Hons) Acting course is designed to develop you practically, personally and professionally and prepare you for this challenging industry. We have carefully designed a contemporary course that will train you for a creative career in front of a stage, screen or radio audience. You will receive specialist training in voice, movement and singing, graduating with the skill and aptitude to take on the exciting and dynamic world of the dramatic arts.

This course equips you with the skills you need to become a professional actor; continually stretching and challenging you to reach new levels of personal achievement and self-discovery. As a vocational actor training course, full commitment and attendance for a minimum of 30 contact hours a week, for a minimum of 30 weeks would be expected.

Our graduates go on to achieve success in all areas of the industry; on stage, screen, radio and through writing, directing, and forming their own theatre companies. We encourage our graduates to be flexible, adaptable and entrepreneurial; supporting them in developing the skills they will need in the industry when they leave us after three years of intensive training.

In their final year our actors perform Showcases in both Birmingham and London which are attended by agents, casting directors and potential employers. They also perform in three productions in external theatres in the city, create a radio play, and produce a show reel of their screen acting work.

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire is one of 20 member institutions of the Federation of Drama Schools. The FDS brings together all of the major drama schools that were formerly members of Drama UK.

Tuition fees

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£9,250
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£9,250
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EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

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Department:

Birmingham Conservatoire

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