Taught course

Screen Performance and Communication Techniques

University of Bedfordshire · Division of Media, Arts and Performance

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject from a recognised higher education institution, or significant media industry experience. An interview is required.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is intended for individuals who want to perform or present in a variety of situations, including fictional drama and factual programming, and who might have some previous experience in acting, presenting and public speaking. Through a mixture of work-based learning and theory, this course will help build your confidence, and advance your communication, presentation or acting skills, enabling you to perform before the camera.

Key features

  • Develop your individual performance skills based on up-to-date practices and techniques of performing before the camera
  • Learn how to operate recording and editing equipment to support the final presentation of your show reel

Career opportunities

The course opens up numerous career opportunities for postgraduates pursuing a professional career in acting and presenting for television, film or the internet. It would also benefit those pursuing careers in journalism, politics and business, who are frequently called upon to appear before a camera.

Areas of study may include:

  • Working before the camera
  • Practice-based research methods for performance to camera
  • Industry approaches and practice
  • Professional practices in the workplace
  • Screen performance final project

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0300 3300 703