University of Plymouth

86 th
Young University Rankings 2018
401–500 th
World University Rankings 2018
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom


Train to be a professional actor with the Theatre Royal and Plymouth University and benefit from a unique partnership. Our vocational course is aligned with Drama UK standards for professional training, offering you key skills and industry expertise. You will be taught in The House, our stunning new theatre, where you will learn to make and promote your own performances, equipping you for a career in today’s diverse theatre industry. * Gain professional experience with a course delivered in partnership with the prestigious Theatre Royal Plymouth. You’ll benefit from joint teaching and access to the production of new work at the Theatre Royal Plymouth. * Develop and deepen your skills with an average of 30 contact teaching hours per week. * Enhance your employability with a vocational course providing professional training standards. * Create your own works and perform in purpose-built theatre and studio spaces in The House, our stunning, new performing arts facility where you’ll mix with other music, dance and theatre students. * Access industry expertise with the Theatre Royal Plymouth's creative staff, and network with professionals and prospective employers through training and workshops. You’ll be able to apply for volunteering professional opportunities, such as the Theatre Royal Plymouth's Assistant Practitioner scheme. * Benefit from highly practical teaching and master acting skills for both stage and recorded media.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250