University of Essex

University of Essex

Acting (International)

This course is designed for international students, to offer the traditional acting skills, including voice, movement and singing, and approaches to rehearsal and public performances. Students draw upon existing practice but this is supplemented with specific teaching that helps international students. Advanced practical acting skills and the study of Shakespeare and other classical traditions are also included.

Entry requirements

Our applicants need to undertake a successful audition or video audition, plus have a 1st degree of upper 2nd Class standard or equivalent (GPA 3.0) or suitable previous life and/or professional expertise. If English is not your 1st language, then we require IELTS 6.0, or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Acting technique; characters and scene work; contemporary UK texts; Shakespeare; dissertation; practical project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays, written assignments, portfolios and reflective diaries or evaluations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MFA Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughton Campus Loughton IG10 3RY South East

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

Graduate Administrator, Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies
Telephone number: 
01206 872719