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University of Salford: Screen Acting

InstitutionUniversity of Salford
Department School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology
Study type Taught


This programme is designed for actors who want to refine and advance their skills in the area of performance before the camera. You will develop your screen acting technique across a range of styles, including film, television and digital platforms.

You will learn how to be a professional and accomplished performer in studio and on location, as well as learning about voicing animation and computer video games. In addition, you will have opportunity to interact with motion-capture technology and computer-generated imagery to create exciting cutting-edge screen performances.

Uniquely, this programme offers you the opportunity to acquire the technical production skills needed to create a high-quality self-tape, short digital film and acting showreel. This will give you the ability to create your own showcase of your acting talents on digital media.

Located in our purpose-built Arts facility, New Adelphi, this programme gives you access to professional standard TV studios and equipment. It provides numerous opportunities to network with industry professionals in seminars, masterclasses, tuition and industry-aligned projects, as well as providing a graduating showcase, where agents and casting directors will be invited to watch your performances.

There will be plentiful opportunities to get involved with industry projects and apply for work experience within the media industry.

You will: - Be taught by successful, working actors

  • Learn production skills that will aid you as a performer

  • Perform in a final showcase to potentially secure an agent

MA Screen Acting offers you the opportunity to gain advanced media performance skills alongside training in camera, lighting, editing and sound recording.

Throughout the course you will: - Work both collaboratively and individually to enhance your screen performance skills in studio, location and voice acting

  • Study media production skills to a professional standard

  • Engage with media theory and research to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the fields of media and performance.


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