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BA (Hons) Theatre and Performance (Top-up) (Full-time)

Study for your degree in the heart of St Helens with University Centre St Helens. Apply Now

Reasons to study Theatre and Performance

  • Strong industry links allow students to display their talents through collaborative work with theatres and community projects.
  • Lecturers have extensive industry experience, a real passion for the arts and are active performers outside of their academic commitments.
  • Fantastic facilities including an outdoor amphitheatre, a dedicated theatre featuring professional sound and lighting equipment as well as several dance studios, a props room and music production studios.
UCAS Code: W441
Institution Code: S51
Start/End Date: September 2021 - June 2022
Duration: 1 year, full-time
Campus: St Helens Town Centre
2021 Tuition Fee: £7,750 per year
This degree may incur additional costs. See finance section for further details.
Entry Requirements: 240 Credits
Programme Specification: Tap here to view the programme specification.
Programme Handbook: Coming Soon
Course Contact: Ian Greenall
Telephone: 01744 623147
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Courses marked as going through Periodic Review (PR): The full list of modules indicated on this course page are for information purposes only. Certain modules may not be delivered every year. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this course, you are accepting that it is possible that not all of these modules will be available. At the point of interview, you will have an opportunity to discuss the course content and module delivery with the tutor who is interviewing you.


The one-year, BA (Hons) Theatre and Performance (Top-up) is designed for students who have already completed a relevant level 5 qualification in a related subject including our FdA Theatre and Performance.

This highly practical degree aims to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals, with a strong emphasis on individuality and creativity. The degree is suited to actors, directors, creators and physical performers who are driven to explore innovative, and at times challenging, theatre-making and performance.

Students will develop the skills and attributes needed to devise original creative works in the area of contemporary theatre practices.

Ref: Ian Greenall

Why study Theatre and Performance with us?

Experienced Lecturers

Lecturers have a real passion for the arts and are active performers outside of their academic commitments.

Learning Environment

Learn in our outdoor amphitheatre, dedicated theatre, dance studios, props room and music production studios.

Professional Links

Learn in our outdoor amphitheatre, dedicated theatre, dance studios, props room and music production studios.

University Approval

This degree is approved by university partner, the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

Industry Insight

Gain insight from guest speakers and participate in professional workshops and masterclasses.

Strong Partnerships

We work in partnership with the Heart of Glass, The Theatre Royal and other local/regional venues.