BA (Hons) Performing Arts (Top-Up)
Brighton, United Kingdom
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* this course at this site location is currently unavailable for international students who require sponsorship for a Student Route Visa (correct as of the time of publication)
ICTheatre's specialized one-year Degree Top-up program has been designed to enable committed performers to extend their understanding of performing arts in either: Contemporary Musical Theatre or Acting for the 21st Century.
This course is available at the Insitute for Contemporary Theatre in the UK (Birmingham, Essex). In our campus in Birmingham, this course is currently not available to international students who require sponsorship of a Student VISA Route.
If you hold a UK Level 5 qualification (or equivalent) or a Trinity College London Professional Diploma in Performing Arts or a similar subject and wish to earn a full honors degree, our flagship BA Hons in Performing Arts and its 3 unique pathways, provides in-depth training shaped by current industry trends.
ICTheatre’s specialized one-year Degree Top-up program has been designed to enable committed performers to extend their understanding of performing arts in either: Contemporary Musical Theatre, Acting for the 21st Century, or Hip Hop Artistry.
The course offers students and practitioners the opportunity to explore aspects of these pathways not usually addressed in vocational training and provides access to further HE study and enhanced employment opportunities when considering career progression.
As part of our Top Up Degree, you have the chance to select from specific options to meet the needs of the industry. Here you can diversify your training and home in areas you may have previously explored in less depth. This is a crucial element of training as you can explore your identity as an emerging creative artist.
- Mode of Attendance: Full-time
- Length of course: 3 years (final year only via Top-Up Route)
- Awarding institution: BIMM University
- Campus delivery: Brighton and Manchester
- Language of study: English
- Final award: Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
Scholarships and Funding
Early Confirmation Discount
An early confirmation discount for study in the UK of £2,000 or €2,000 for study in Germany or Ireland for each year of study is available to all international students ineligible for home (domestic) fees who have an offer to study with us at any of our campuses in the UK, Germany or Ireland.
To be eligible for the Early Confirmation Discount, you must:
- Be an overseas applicant ineligible for home (domestic) fees
- Apply and receive an offer to study a BIMM University course
- Accept your offer
- Pay your deposit, if applicable, by the deadline of 15th June 2024
- The scholarship will automatically be deducted from your fees when you enroll.
This discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount, offer, or scholarship.
Future Talent Scholarship
Launching for September 2024 entry, the new Future Talent Scholarships provide a full 3-year tuition fee for undergraduate students studying courses in music, film, acting, or creative technology. These scholarships are aimed at candidates from low-income households and/or groups under-represented in the creative industries. We are looking to support those who demonstrate talent in their chosen discipline, strong creative potential, and a high motivation for a career in the creative industries.
The scholarship offers financial support, a supportive training environment, and a skills and career development program designed to support progression to future careers in the creative industries.
All students take the following core modules in their third (and final) year of study, plus one module.
The option modules advertised as available for ICTheatre courses are subject to variation depending on minimum student numbers and the availability of specialist resources at each college (Please refer to our terms and conditions for further details).
- Final Project
- Professional Portfolio
- Performance 1
- Performance 2
- Acting for Camera
- Site Specific Performance
- Performance for Camera
- Acting for Video Games
- Advanced Ensemble & Harmony Singing
- Contemporary Vocal Styles
- Exploring Choreography for Stage
- Hip Hop Theatre
- Media Presentation
- Contemporary Theatre Dance Styles
- Physical Theatre
- Applied Theatre
Program Tuition Fee
Graduates can progress directly to employment in theatre and related creative industries.