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University of Bedfordshire: Screen Performance and Communication Techniques

Institution University of Bedfordshire
Department School of Media and Performance
Telephone 0300 3300 073
Study type Taught


In today’s visual world it’s not just actors who need to perform professionally in front of the camera; many other professionals including journalists, politicians and business leaders are frequently called upon to present themselves and their ideas on camera. 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 postgraduate course will help build your confidence, advance your communication, presentation and acting skills so you can perform to a professional standard before the camera.

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


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