36 months
23610 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Acting and Performance (Hons) program at the University of the Arts London (UAL) is for students who are interested in acting as an artistic practice and a key driver of contemporary culture.

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The BA Acting and Performance (Hons) program at the University of the Arts London (UAL) will enable you to become a creative, confident and articulate performer who can work across a variety of performance forms and contexts. You will develop your physical, vocal and intellectual skills both individually and in an ensemble. The course will also provide you with the opportunity to work with new technologies and innovative performance practices. It will make you ready for industry but also ready to challenge it, placing you at the cutting edge of 21st century developments.

What to expect

  • To develop your creative and critical practice in a performance environment
  • To develop the physical, vocal and intellectual skills required to act or perform in a range of different contexts
  • To gain knowledge and experience of acting processes
  • To act in digital, interactive and immersive performances
  • To take part in collaborative and multi-modal productions, which are integrated into the wider art school context, alongside students from other disciplines
  • To learn about different approaches to creating character, presence and persona
  • To gain an understanding of performance in relation to text, technology, image and action
  • To examine global theatre practices and post-colonial narratives
  • To look at performance in a cultural, political and historical context
  • To have access to Wimbledon's shared workshops. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Acting Lab
  • Theatre in Context
  • Representing the Real
  • Performance Histories
  • Collaborative Collective Practices
  • Digital Performance Lab
  • Contemporary Acting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

However, this course will consider applications after that date, subject to places being available.


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The standard minimum entry requirements for this course are one or a combination of the following qualifications:

  • 2 A Levels at grade C or above
  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Acting, Performance or Art and Design (Level 3 or 4)
  • Merit, Pass, Pass (MPP) at BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Pass at UAL Extended Diploma
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • Or equivalent EU/International qualifications, such as International Baccalaureate Diploma at 24 points minimum
  • And 3 GCSE passes at grade 4 or above (grade A*-C)

Entry to this course will also be determined by the quality of your application, looking primarily at your portfolio of work, personal statement and reference.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23610 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23610 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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