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Year of Entry 2018/19
BA (Honours)

Performance for Stage and Screen

Course in clearing
Full-time Film and performance

Develop your performance practice, and gain a solid theoretical grounding.


Places available in clearing

Apply for a place on this course starting in 2018. Call us now on 0330 024 6390.

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Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year  
International: Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2018/19 is £12,750 per year.We offer a range of scholarships and awards for international students. Find out more.
How long will I study? 3 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
What are the entry requirements? 80 UCAS points through Clearing
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.

As well as gaining a practitioner perspective, you consider the role of the audience and critic towards these media. Your investigations blend a practical approach with a clear theoretical understanding.

Student View

Watch student Amy Ratcliffe talk about what it’s like to study this course

How you learn

Watch course leader Ashley Barnes talk about this course.


An 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

Sophie Bush
Sophie Bush
Senior Lecturer

Sophie is the Course Leader for the BA Performance for Stage and Screen, on which she teaches across a range of modules designed to develop performance practice, res … Read more

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.


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
Sheffield
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

GCSE English Language at grade C or 4.

80 UCAS points, including 48 points from two A levels or equivalent, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course. Must include a relevant subject such as Film, Television, Theatre or Performance Studies

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 elective modules shown below are examples of modules you may be able to choose from.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Ensemble Practices Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Practical:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Introduction To Broadcast Performance Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Practical:
&:nbsp; 30%
70%
Module: Performance For Screen Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Practical:
&:nbsp; 30%
70%
Module: Performance For Stage Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Practical:
&:nbsp; 30%
70%
Module: Performance Through Time Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Starting A Creative Portfolio Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Applied Theatre Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Practical:
&:nbsp; 30%
70%
Module: Approaches To Classic Text Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Practical:
&:nbsp; 30%
70%
Module: Re-Interpreting Performance Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Practical:
&:nbsp; 60%
40%
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Broadcast Voices Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Practical:
&:nbsp; 30%
70%
Module: Diy Film Making Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: In Situ: Body, Space And Performance Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Practical:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: International Performer Training Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Practical:
&:nbsp; 30%
70%

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Final Project Credits: 40.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Researching Performance Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Advanced Acting Techniques Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 30%
Module: Building A Professional Portfolio Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Creative Screens Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Practical:
&:nbsp; 40%
60%
Module: Drama In Education & The Community Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Making Comedy Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Practical:
&:nbsp; 30%
70%
Module: Performance Lab Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2018/19 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

£12,750 per year

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Financial support for home/EU students

How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.

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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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