Qualification: MA
Course Length: 12 Months

Programme overview

This intensive programme offers practical training which focuses on the acquisition of technical skills in acting, voice and movement.

These support a range of rehearsal projects, screen acting projects and public performances. Students also take professional development workshops and classes in audition technique.

Cohorts are kept small to ensure that students receive the maximum amount of personal attention and contact.

Performance opportunities include a devised project, a final public production led by a production team of industry professionals, and a West End Showcase.

Programme details

Programme leader: Dr Jaq Bessell

Programme structure

 

The following modules are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that not all modules described are compulsory and may be subject to teaching availability and/or student deman

Module title Status Semester
ACTING Compulsory 1
CONTEXTUAL PRACTICE 1 Compulsory 1
INDUSTRY PRACTICE 1 Compulsory 1
THE INTEGRATED BODY 1 Compulsory 1
ADVANCED PRACTICE Compulsory 2
CONTEXTUAL PRACTICE 2 Compulsory 2
INDUSTRY PRACTICE 2 Compulsory 2
PUBLIC PRODUCTION Compulsory 2
THE INTEGRATED BODY 2 Compulsory 2

 

Disclaimer: Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability and/or student demand.

2019 entry requirements

 

Entry by audition. Students must hold a bachelor's degree in a relevant subject (minimum 2.2 or equivalent), as well as previous engagement with drama, theatre and performance. Offers are made subject to a successful audition and interview.

Applicants who can demonstrate exceptional talent, and can satisfy the panel of their ability to successfully complete the course, may also be considered. Variations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

IELTS minimum overall: 6.5

IELTS minimum by component: 6.0 in each element

We offer intensive English language pre-sessional courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.

Please note that the University of Surrey offers English language programmes and is also an IELTS Test Centre.

GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade C/4 or above (or international equivalent)

To be announced