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Media and Performance, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #801 (WUR) Salford, United Kingdom
Media and Performance degree offered at University of Salford is the only one in the area combining vocationally focused learning opportunities in both media production and performance – live and recorded. 
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Media and Performance degree offered at University of Salford helps you develop your skills behind the camera or microphone and to analyse and reflect on your learning through academic study. In addition, you will gain the knowledge, skills and understanding to become a versatile and resilient creative practitioner.You will be able to choose from a range of options to pursue your own interests, including acting for camera, presenting, comedy writing and performance, radio performance and production, scriptwriting, media production and directing and producing. You will also have the opportunity to take part in video drama projects led by professional directors or staff members.

In your final year you can develop your own project, choosing from a wide range of performance and media areas. These could include devised or scripted live or recorded performance, an original film script, multimedia, stand-up, a ‘mockumentary’, documentary or a directing project.


The University of Salford has a reputation for providing the industry with highly skilled and dynamic graduates, whose names can regularly be seen on television and theatre credits, both as performers and 'behind the scenes' creatives. Many graduates also go into careers in teaching or as community dancers or workshop leaders or on to further postgraduate education.

In addition to developing your performance skills and techniques and giving you opportunities and contacts for professional development and employment, this degree will also give you many transferable skills which are highly sought by employers. These include collaboration and team-working; communication and negotiation skills, time management and organisation; and presentation skills. These will equip you to work in many different professional fields, as well as in the arts.

Detailed Programme Facts

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    Applications received after this date may still be considered if the course is not full.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Production Skills 
  • Production Workshop 
  • Acting Methods 
  • Acting for Recorded Media 
  • Performance in Context 
  • Critical and Textual Studies 
  • Non-assessed skills training 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • GCSE 
  • GCE A level 
  • UCAS tariff points 
  • BTEC National Diploma 
  • Scottish Highers 
  • Irish Leaving Certificate 
  • International Baccalaureate 
  • European Baccalaureate 
  • Access to HE 

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15240 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Salford

  • 500 - 800 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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