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Acting and Performance (Distance Learning)

University of Huddersfield

12 months
16000 GBP/year
6900 GBP/year
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This Acting and Performance (Distance Learning) course at University of Huddersfield enables you to pursue acting and performance at an advanced level. Our expertise in psychophysical training and performance will give you the opportunity to extend your performance skills through both ensemble training and solo performance practice.


About the Acting and Performance (Distance Learning) course at University of Huddersfield

Learning with working professionals and academic experts, you will be grow and develop as an independent artist, practitioner and thinker.

You’ll also be able to learn from experts in embodied practice research, exploring methods of inquiry and documentation to support your professional or academic career.

The unique structure of this course gives you an opportunity for intensive practical learning based in Huddersfield for seven weeks, followed by collaborative and independent inquiry which you complete as a distance learner.

Staff teaching on the MA Acting and Performance course are themselves active as artists and regularly collaborate with organisations and professionals in the creative arts. Our tutors are experienced and highly regarded in their fields.

Programme Structure


  •  Psychophysical Performance Training
  •  Training into Performance
  •  Embodied Research Methods
  •  Theoretical Frameworks
  •  Independent Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



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General requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • A good honours degree from a recognised University, or comparable institution, or qualifications regarded by the University as equivalent.
  • Other qualifications or experience that demonstrate you possess the appropriate knowledge and skills at honours degree standard may be accepted on a case by case basis, especially given the importance of artistic and professional experience in this course.
  • You should be able to demonstrate, through your application materials or through previous qualifications, a solid understanding of contemporary performance, performer training, and/or sustained embodied practice sufficient to prepare you for Masters level study. This would typically include substantial experience in theatre and/or dance performance, but in some cases could also include prior work in yoga, martial arts, somatics, etc.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6900 GBP per year during 12 months.


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