Performance degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland focuses on practice, history, theory and industry allows you to explore performance critically and practically and gain a deeper understanding of diverse creative and research practices. You will be encouraged to develop your existing skills and passions whilst engaging with a series of new skills.
Master classes and workshops led by leading industry professionals and contemporary performance scholars will support your learning and make you confident about future employment. Practice is developed in our state of the art performance and television studios where opportunities for interdisciplinary work are abundant.
BA (Hons) Performance is for emerging performers, performance makers and those interested in developing their practical skills, researching their discipline and thinking critically about performance and culture. It is a four years honours programme with entry primarily into the first year. However, direct entry into second and third year is also possible if you meet the criteria listed below.
In addition to this criteria, workshops/interviews help us determine your suitability for the programme and gives you the opportunity to meet staff and decide if this course is right for you.
With this qualification, you could find yourself acting, directing, producing or writing for stage and screen. Or you could be designing and delivering community theatre projects or even forming your own theatre company. You may also go on to become a primary school or secondary school drama teacher.
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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