Acting and Performance BA (Hons)

University for the Creative Arts

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Course info

UCAS CODE W410
Delve into the practical, artistic and academic aspects of acting and performance on our BA (Hons) Acting and Performance course at UCA Farnham, and become a confident and assured performer in front of the camera and on stage.We pride ourselves on giving you the complete package in a course that covers all the different aspects of the craft. And thanks to our close links with Farnham Maltings, you’ll benefit from the venue’s extensive resources, large performance spaces and network of arts ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
125th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
75th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
56th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

Drama

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 89 = 11% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Drama graduate salary at this uni
£16,000
UK Drama graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, January 2022

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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UCAS Tariff
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Drama

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Art & Design
40%
Drama
38%
English Literature
27%
Media Studies
16%
Psychology
13%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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16,950 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The above-mentioned Standard fee is for 2021 entry. There may be a slight increase in the year 22-23 entry. Discounted fee is £16,270..

Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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16,950 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The above-mentioned Standard fee is for 2021 entry. There may be a slight increase in the year 22-23 entry. Discounted fee is £16,270..

International Students
International Fees
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Latest Acting reviews

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Evie
03 May 21

Acting and Performance BA (Hons)

So far my experience at the university has been good, given the circumstances, we have already been taught a wide range...
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Romona
14 Jan 20

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How Acting students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 118 reviews

5 star 17%
4 star 55%
3 star 27%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

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Student rating ( 3.8) 703 reviews

5 star 20%
4 star 51%
3 star 22%
2 star 5%
1 star 2%
University for the Creative Arts
CUG ranking
75th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.8)
The University for the Creative Arts is for specialists like you, looking for a career in the Creative Industries. Courses span Arts, Business and Technology with subjects from Acting & Performance to Virtual & Immersive Reality – with plenty in between. Campuses are located across the South East of England in Surrey and Kent, and provide creative spaces where you’ll have the freedom to express yourself alongside like-minded individuals and groups. Many courses encourage and support work experience within your chosen creative industry and even offer the chance for you to study abroad for a year. With all of this at your fingertips, and the ability to work collaboratively on your projects with other courses, UCA has everything to help you prepare for life after your qualification.

Where you'll study

University for the Creative Arts

Falkner Road Farnham
Surrey
GU9 7DS United Kingdom Nearest train station: Farnham  0.4 miles away

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