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MA Screen Acting*

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A course in Screen Acting offers you professional training in acting for a range of screen based industries.

The MA provides the requisite specialist techniques and advanced performance skills which will equip students for a career in any of the major areas of the industry where moving image content production is focused: Film, TV, Games, Adverts and Trailers. 

Alumni receive a 15% discount on postgraduate courses at Chichester.


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Module Outline:

Analysis, Practice & Technique

You will engage with traditional acting classes covering a range of techniques and approaches. You will be encouraged to develop a reflective practice mentality and will explore through an analytical lens the work of established practitioners in this field.


Specialist Craft Skills

You will train in the art of ADR and voice over for animated characters, Motion Capture and facial capture work for the virtual performer, and finally high level combat skills covering guns, swords and a range of arms, taught by one of the country’s foremost combat and armoury experts.


Performance Projects

You will produce a wide range of filmed performance projects that demonstrate your array of skills. This could be a motion capture performance, a devised scene or performances from films you have been in.


Research and the Industry

Prepares you for the critical and analytical aspects of study at Master’s level, and lays the groundwork for further potential study at Doctoral level within the Department.


Independent Study: Specialist Project or Research Project

In this independent, project driven module, you will pursue your own enthusiasms and developing specialisms.  This will usually take the form of a portfolio of work, a short film or a substantial written research project.


Our facilities

MA Screen Acting will be delivered in the new £30m Engineering and Digital Technology Park being constructed at the Bognor Regis campus.

Students will use industry standard equipment in CAD labs, edit suites, professional recording studios and a dedicated green screen stage.

Our commercial sound stage is one of three in the UK and will be used industry professionals including the London Metropolitian Orchestra. 

Where this can take you

Our graduates are particularly well suited to work with film production companies, TV production studios, radio outlets, newspapers, PR firms and advertising agencies. 

Indicative modules

  • Analysis, Practice & Technique
  • Specialist Craft Skills
  • Performance Projects
  • Research and the Industry
  • Independent Study: Specialist Project OR Research Project

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