What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96-102 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers31%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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The BA Performance Programme introduces the skills required to secure successful careers in a variety of roles including acting on stage and screen; directing; writing for stage and screen; producing original theatre; musical theatre; and working collaboratively with community groups. Degree titles include: BA Hons Performance BA Hons Performance (Contemporary Theatre) BA Hons Performance (Musical Theatre) BA Hons Performance (Screen Acting) Course content The programme will hone your existing stage acting talents, allowing you to develop transferable skills in a range of performance disciplines. You will develop new skills in scriptwriting, directing, and researching creative practice. It is delivered at Ayr Campus, which is equipped with state-of the- art television and performance studios. Tutors and guest lecturers are professional practitioners and practice-led research is encouraged to enable you to integrate practice with theory. Guest lectures have included award winning director Michael Hines, Mel Churcher, producer Chris Grady and theatre practitioners from Geese Theatre Company. Staff are actively involved in research on theatre production, green screen, musical theatre and stage/screen adaption, which informs their practice and teaching. Students have undertaken placement/work-based learning in Tron Theatre, Gaiety Theatre and Recovery Ayr.
UWS is among the fastest growing institutions, offering modern, job market relevant degree courses to a wide demographic of students through different learning platforms. The Students' Association is on campus to support, enable and represent all students. It also offers the ultimate recreational and safe spaces in our campuses in Ayr, Hamilton and Paisley.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
What are graduates doing after six months?
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