36 months
14500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The BA Acting and Theatre Arts Top Up course at Staffordshire University  enables applicants who have completed an HND/FdA in a relevant Acting/Drama discipline to progress onto the final year of the BA qualification.


The course in BA Acting and Theatre Arts Top Up at Staffordshire University creates skilled actors with the ability to work across all performance mediums, specialising in TV and film.

You'll also get to explore theatre production disciplines such as directing and theatre making.

Key features

  • Our lecturers have worked at the BBC, ITV, National Theatre, Royal Exchange (Manchester)
  • Strong working links with local theatres (Lime Pictures, New Vic, Regent Theatre)
  • Regular guest lecturers from the theatre industry.
  • Industry-standard technical facilities for productions.
  • Theatre visits to London, Stratford-upon-Avon and New York.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Acting and Screen Performance

Programme Structure


  • Acting For Digital Media
  • Applied Theatre Practice
  • Contemporary British Drama
  • Creative Company Practice: Independent Theatre Company
  • Drama And Theatre Arts Dissertation
  • Drama And Theatre Arts Research Presentation
  • Drama And Theatre Arts Research Project
  • Final Film Project
  • Forum Theatre

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply through UCAS
  • Typical UCAS Offer: 112 points
  • A levels: BBC, CCC plus B at AS
  • All applicants are individually assessed via interview with portfolio.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 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 Stoke-on-Trent

550 - 850 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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