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Performance Degrees in the UK

Study Performance Degrees

Performance as a degree focuses on the study and practice of various forms of artistic expression, including acting, dance, music, and other performing arts. It offers students an opportunity to develop their talents and skills, honing their artistic abilities to engage and entertain audiences.

Studying Performance nurtures creativity, discipline, and dedication to the art form. It provides a platform for self-expression and encourages students to push the boundaries of their artistic abilities. Graduates often find fulfilment in captivating audiences, sharing their passion for the performing arts, and contributing to the cultural enrichment of society. A degree in Performance opens doors to various opportunities in the artistic realm, allowing individuals to pursue their dreams and make a meaningful impact in the world of performing arts.

Graduates of a degree in Performance will have a diverse range of career options available to them within the entertainment industry and beyond. These include professional actors, dancers, musicians, singers, choreographers, and performing artists in various fields.

Your degree program will be delivered through a combination of practical workshops, lectures, and seminars, providing ample opportunities to showcase your talents and refine your performance techniques. Depending on your course, you may have the chance to participate in numerous stage productions, recitals, or dance performances, gaining valuable experience and building your artistic portfolio. Modules you study could include:

  • Acting Techniques and Scene Study
  • Dance Forms and Choreography
  • Music Performance and Interpretation
  • Voice Training and Singing Techniques
  • Physical Theatre and Movement

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

Performance degrees in the UK in 2024

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Computer Science with High-Performance Graphics and Games Engineering BSc (Hons), MEng (Hons)

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Leeds United Kingdom

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Canine Training and Performance (wFY) BSc (Hons), Foundation

Hartpury University United Kingdom

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Music, Performance and Production BA (Hons)

University of Kent United Kingdom

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Experimental Arts and Performance BA (Hons)

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama United Kingdom

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Music (Performance) BMus

University of Leeds United Kingdom

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Acting and Performance BA (Hons)

Solent University United Kingdom

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Theatre and Performance BA (Hons)

Leeds Beckett University United Kingdom

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Music Technology with Performance BA (Hons)

University of West London United Kingdom

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