Taught course

Screen Performance and Communication Techniques

University of Bedfordshire · Division of Media, Arts and Performance

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

In today’s visual world, it’s not just actors who perform on screen. Many other professionals are called on to present themselves in front of a camera. This course will build your screen performance skills to make sure you stand out from the competition.

Through a mixture of work-based learning and theory, this postgraduate course develops your communication, presentation and acting skills so you can perform confidently and to a professional standard before the camera.

It is intended for people who may need to perform or present in sectors such as performance, journalism, politics or business, and who might have some previous experience in acting, presenting and public speaking.

Why choose this course?

  • Develop your individual performance skills based on up-to-date practices and techniques of working before the camera, covering a range of situations from fictional drama to factual programming
  • Gain the confidence to communicate your ideas with clarity and promote your screen performance skills within the media industry
  • Participate in a range of masterclasses run by experts working within the media industry, events that help you build professional contacts; take up work placements or employment within established casting and production companies; or audition for screen-based productions
  • Learn how to operate recording and editing equipment and facilities to support the final presentation of your show reel
  • Graduate with a professional-standard show reel which showcases your skills and personal approach to screen performance, as well as being tailored to cover a gap in the screen-based media market

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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