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Year of Entry 2019/20
BA (Honours)

Performance for Stage and Screen

Develop a variety of performance skills and practices alongside the tools to reflect on and analyse them.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year
International: £13,250 per year
How long will I study? 3 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
What are the entry requirements? 104 UCAS Points
What is the UCAS code? W491
When do I start? September

Student satisfaction

This course scored 100% for overall satisfaction in the 2018 National Student Survey.

Course summary

  • Experience a broad range of performance practices.
  • Create work for stage, screen and broadcast media.
  • Explore the close relationship between practice and theory.
  • Analyse the contexts and concepts surrounding performance.
  • Work in educational and community settings.

On this course, you'll work from the perspective of an industry practitioner. You'll consider the role of the audience and critic towards stage, screen and broadcast media — blending a practical approach with a clear theoretical understanding.

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How you learn

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Emphasis is placed on the cyclical relationship between practical enquiry and critical analysis and reflection. You are required and supported to continue your learning through individual study and group project work.

You learn through

  • practical studio-based workshops
  • traditional lectures
  • interactive seminars
  • screenings of film and performance material
  • external trips and visits

Course leaders and tutors

Neil Sissons
Neil Sissons
Senior Lecturer In Performance

Applied learning

Live projects

A number of assessments require you to work in public or professional contexts, and to relate your learning to ongoing personal and professional development.

Networking opportunities

Staff in stage and screen come from a range of academic and performance backgrounds, and include a number of professional practitioners, as well scholars with specialisms in a diverse range of research and practice. The core team is also supported by a number of external practitioners, who contribute to our delivery of specialist modules.

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Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • professional performance
  • the arts, media and entertainment industries
  • teaching
  • community development
  • applied theatre work
  • cultural industries
  • public sector management and administration
  • events management
  • programme scheduling

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work in

  • the screen industries
  • theatres
  • the media
  • their own theatre companies
  • theatre-in-education
  • arts marketing
  • arts management
  • teaching

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Location

Howard Street
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S1 1WB

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work in

  • rehearsal and recording studios
  • a fully-equipped cinema
  • flexible classrooms and IT facilities

Entry requirements

All students

UCAS points

  • 104

This must include at least two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:

  • BCC at A Level.
  • DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.
  • A combination of qualifications, which may include AS Levels, EPQ and general studies

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

GCSE

  • English Language or English Literature at grade C or 4 or equivalent

• Access - 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2 from a relevant Open College Network accredited course

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.

The evidence you provide in your personal statement and reference will influence whether you are shortlisted, so please take the time to plan and complete your application form. If you are shortlisted, you will be invited to submit a piece of work as part of the selection process.

View our selection process guidance to ensure you understand the process.

We consider other qualifications from the UCAS tariff. Applicants with alternative qualifications or a combination of qualifications and work experience are also considered. We welcome applications from people of any age. Please contact us for further advice.

Meeting the qualifications on the entry criteria does not guarantee you a place. You should ensure that you submit a personal statement and reference as these are considered as part of the selection process. Guidelines on personal statements and references can be found on the UCAS website.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Ensemble Practices Credits: 20 Assessment: Practical
Module: Introduction To Broadcast Performance Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Performance For Screen Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Performance For Stage Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Performance Through Time Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Starting A Creative Portfolio Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Applied Theatre Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Approaches To Classic Text Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Re-Interpreting Performance Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Broadcast Voices Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Diy Film Making Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: In Situ: Body, Space And Performance Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: International Performer Training Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Final Project Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Researching Performance Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Advanced Acting Techniques Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Building A Professional Portfolio Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Creative Screens Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Drama In Education & The Community Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Making Comedy Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Performance Lab Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2019/20 is £9,250 per year.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,250 per year.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Film and performance courses (PDF)

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