Performance

Course details

Campus(es)

Ayr

UCAS Code

W400

Start Date

September 2019

Degree

BA (Hons)

About the course

The BA (Hons) Performance course at UWS will help to set you on track for a successful career on stage and screen – and much more.

As well as honing your stage acting talents, the course will help you to develop transferable skills in a range of performance disciplines, and add new skills in scriptwriting, directing, and researching creative practice.

The course is for emerging performers interested in developing their practical skills, researching their discipline and thinking critically about art and culture.

Combining practical and theoretical approaches, you will explore the role and potential of performance in contemporary society. The course offers optional routes in a range of specialisms, from applied and contemporary theatre, to musical theatre and acting for stage and screen.

The teaching team includes practitioners and researchers, creating strong links between performance practice, research and teaching. We have professional experience in acting, directing, musical theatre, scriptwriting, stage/screen adaptation, and theatre production.

The course team have worked with companies including the National Theatre of Great Britain, the BBC, and Singapore’s Necessary Stage Theatre Company. We are also active researchers and are currently working on composition, collaboration, narratology and performance theory.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:

Scotland & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Closed
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Closed

England, Wales & Northern Ireland

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

International (non-EU)

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: BBBC (102 UCAS Tariff points)
  • A levels: CCC (96 UCAS Tariff points)
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3 H4
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points (4, 4 at HL)
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: BBC (136 UCAS Tariff points)
  • A Levels: BBC (112 UCAS Tariff points)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points
  • SQA HNC /BTEC LEVEL 4 HNC: Acting & Performance or Musical Theatre or Theatre Arts or Dance or Performance
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND / Foundation Degree: Acting & Performance or Musical Theatre or Theatre Arts or Dance or Performance

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

UCAS Track

You should use UCAS Track to keep up-to-date with your Undergraduate application. Your UCAS Track account will be updated once a decision has been made on your application and you’ll be notified.

Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: uwsclearing@uws.ac.uk

Disclaimer

We will always try to make sure that we publish accurate course information but we do not accept responsibility for any mistakes or omissions. We will also try to make sure that we deliver our courses in line with our published information. However, we may not always be able to do so and you can find further information about this in our enrolment terms and conditions.

Need help? Call the Clearing hotline: +44(0)141 849 4101

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we’re here to help!

Lines are open from 8.45am to 4.45pm Monday to Friday with extended hours on the dates below. Whilst our lines may be busy during results day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

  • Tuesday 6th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Wednesday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Thursday 8th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Friday 9th August – 8.30am-6pm

From Monday 12 August and onwards: 8.45am – 4.45pm

Clearing drop-in sessions

Our clearing drop-in sessions will be taking place simultaneously at both our Paisley and Lanarkshire campuses on Thursday 8th and Thursday 15th of August from 3.00 – 6.00pm.

Our student recruitment team and ambassadors will be on-hand to give you advice about your potential study options and what you are eligible to apply for.

If you already have your results, we’ll even be able to take you through your UCAS application if you wish to apply on-the-spot.

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