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Creative Theatre Practice

Course Code: UF5797, UX5798

Level: 5
Subject area: Performing Arts, Music & Live Events
Awarding body: University of Plymouth
Qualification: Foundation Degree
Course type: Full-time, Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Two years (full-time), four years (part-time)

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About the course

This Foundation Degree will enable you to develop the creative, technical and employability skills essential for working in today’s highly diverse performing arts industry. Our industry-standard theatre and rehearsal studios will support your development, leading to exceptional theatre making and performance. You’ll be engaged in public performance work throughout the year and have the opportunity to work with other performance groups and organisations across the City.

What you'll learn

The course includes the following subjects:

  • creative process in production
  • object theatre
  • core techniques (voice)
  • core techniques (body)
  • broadcast performance
  • creative actor
  • creative research project
  • applied production technology
  • the creative professional
  • creative ensemble performance.
Entry requirements

We welcome applications from those who have one or more of the following:

  • 48 UCAS points
  • five GCSEs as grade 9-4 (C or above), to include English and maths
  • an Independent Safeguarding Agency (ISA)/Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required.

Acceptance on this course is by audition only. Applicants are asked to prepare a two minute monologue of their choice.


There are no formal exams.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you may be able to progress to:

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.


Course Code: UF5797

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £7450

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 17 This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.
18 - 23 A
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.