The BA (Hons) Acting & World Theatre with Integrated Foundation includes a year of studies at foundation level and is designed to prepare you for direct entry on to the BA (Hons) Acting & World Theatredegree programme.
The foundation year is a highly practical programme for those who wish to gain the core physical, vocal and communication skills of the actor.
The course enables students who are interested in theatre, but have limited practical experience, to explore and develop their potential as performers.
In addition to intensive practical scene study, you will learn about the social and cultural contexts of the theatre experience, and gain practical experience of the London theatre scene.
Degree-level study offers training in acting techniques from a range of global theatre cultures, combining an active mix of theory and practice.
A term spent studying abroad will enable you to savour theatre and performance cultures outside the UK.
You will complete the programme with a personal portfolio reflecting your skills and experience, as well as the confidence and industry know-how to enter this exciting field.
You will show your work to an invited audience through an exciting end-of-programme event.
The foundation year will prepare you with the skills and grounding required to successfully progress on to the BA (Hons) Acting & World Theatre degree, where you will:
As well as acting skills, you will gain strong transferable skills in team-working, communication, time-management, creative problem-solving, presentation and interpersonal relations. These are some of the most sought-after skills in today’s workplace.
Studies at degree-level will equip you with the skills you need for a career as a performer. You will also gain the knowledge and expertise to undertake a wide range of other roles in theatre and the creative industries, including production, direction, film-making, casting and arts marketing.
Four years, comprising one year of foundation studies followed by three years of study at degree level.
Degree Year 1
Degree Year 2
Degree Year 3
18 September 2017
Tuition fees are set for the University’s financial year which runs from 1 August to 31 July.
Fees September 2017
Foundation year programme fee
Annual tuition fee: £10,000
Home/EU advance deposit: £500 (non-refundable)
Non-EU advance deposit: £4,000 (non-refundable)
Please note that annual tuition fees for the degree-level years of this programme always reflect the standard degree fees.
We require five passes at GCSE/IGCSE level at grade C or above, including Maths and English. Other international qualifications, as recommended by the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) will be accepted, including:
Applicants are not subject to audition.
PLEASE NOTE: Latest update regarding ETS & TOEFL testing – The Home Office has suspended all ETS tests, including TOEFL exams, as evidence of English language ability from new visa applicants.
Please see the Home Office website for further information: https://www.gov.uk/government/world-location-news/changes-to-english-language-certification-for-visa-applications--3
Therefore, if you are relying on an ETS / TOEFL certificate for Visa purposes please be aware that you will now need to take an alternative English proficiency test.
We will continue to accept the following English language proficiency tests:
If you have taken and submitted the TOEFL test as part of your admissions application, or have any questions in relation to the above, please do not hesitate to make contact with our Admissions team to seek further advice and support.
For those applicants whose mother tongue is not English, we require a recent pass in any of the following qualifications:
Please note that the above list is not exhaustive; for more information about other accepted English language qualifications, please contact us.
Please also note that you may be exempt from taking an English language test if the last three years of your full-time education have been taught completely in English.
Students who require an international student visa to study in the UK and whose native language is not English, are also be required to meet specific grade requirements and conditions of study as stipulated by the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI). Please check their website for current information: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration
On-campus diagnostic test
If you live in London, or are able to visit us, we can offer you a free English diagnostic test.
This test is offered through Regent's Institute of Languages & Culture and should be arranged in advance. Please note, this is a diagnostic test for Regent’s University London only. For more information, or to arrange a test, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
For advice and guidance on study-related visas and immigration, please view our visas and immigration webpage.
Applying to study at Regent's is a quick and easy process. We accept direct applications, have no formal application deadlines and there is no application fee.
Step 1 Apply
You can apply in the following ways:
Once you have completed the application form, please send us the following supporting documents, by post, email or fax:
Step 2 Making an offer
We will assess whether you meet our minimum entry requirements and will make you an offer by both email and post, or notify you that you have been unsuccessful. UCAS applicants will also receive official notification via the UCAS system.
If you have completed your education and have met all the entry requirements, you will be sent an unconditional offer. If you still have to finish your exams, or have yet to submit supporting documentation, we will make you a conditional offer.
You can expect to receive a decision on your application within 10 working days of receipt of your completed application and supporting documents.
Step 3 Accepting the offer
If you wish to accept the offer you must:
Please see here for information on how to pay.
Step 4 Full acceptance
On receipt of your acceptance we will issue the final set of documentation.
To find out if you need a student visa please consult the UKVI website (please note it is your own responsibility to arrange the appropriate visa): https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration
US Financial Aid
Direct subsidised and unsubsidised loans for US citizens, as well as Direct PLUS loans for eligible US citizens and Green Card holders administered by the US Department of Education (USED) for all eligible degree programmes offered at Regent’s University London.
Future Finance loans
Alternative loan funding for students studying at Regent's University London
Undergraduate loans - Student Finance England 2016-17
Funding for UK, and EU nationals, as well as students with the status of Migrant Worker.
You will be taught by tutors who are experienced professionals from the London theatre community.
The course draws on the wide-ranging theatrical expertise of professional theatre-makers such as actors, directors, writers and designers.
You will learn through lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials, working both individually and in groups.
In addition, master classes, guest practitioners, theatre visits, and fieldwork give you insights into theatre as both artistic practice and as a multi-faceted creative industry.
Due to the practical nature of some modules, it is possible that a student with a physical difficulty may find these particularly challenging. If so, the student is advised to contact the Disability Officer to discuss any specific needs prior to application.
Regent’s University London has no connection with Regent University of Virginia USA
Last updated: 01 February 2017
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