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Full time October MA 1 year full-time
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Unleash your potential with the MA Acting for Screen programme at Central. Designed for individuals with prior training or professional experience in acting, this master's course hones your skills in film, television, and screen-related media. Delve into the art of screen performance under the guidance of industry experts and Central's dedicated staff. From psychophysical methods to voice and dialect classes, the curriculum covers a wide array of techniques essential for screen actors. Performance Projects and a Short Drama Project offer hands-on experience in filmmaking, culminating in a showcase of your work in London's West End. The Sustained Independent Project allows for creative exploration through research, dissertation writing, or film production. With a focus on practical assignments and reflective writing, assessment methods are diverse and engaging. To apply, showcase your first degree in performance or relevant experience through an audition and interview. Elevate your acting career with Central's MA Acting for Screen programme.

About the course

The MA Acting for Screen masters degree course at Central is a professional training that focuses on acting in film, television and screen-related media. Primarily for those with previous training or professional experience, it explores the expressive potential of performance and the relationship between performers and camera. The course will build on your existing skills and focus on the specific needs of the year group.

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Entry Requirements

You should normally have a first degree in the broad field of performance and drama studies, although applications from students of other disciplines may be considered if they have sufficient experience of performance. Your application may also be considered if you have appropriate professional experience, or can otherwise demonstrate your potential to undertake this form of postgraduate study successfully. An offer will normally only be made after audition and interview.


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Student Profile

Ben Tavassoli, Graduated 2014

Co-stars in the BBC’s New Blood, a British television drama series created by Anthony Horowitz. Other television credits include Alpha in Channel 4’s No Offence, and Zak Latif in ITV’s Silent Witness.

Scholarships

This scholarship has been made possible by Gareth Neame OBE. It is available for applicants holding an offer on our acting, technical, design or craft courses.

Value of Scholarship(s)

10,000

Eligibility

It is available for applicants holding an offer on our acting, technical, design or craft courses (Home/ EU/ Overseas). Applicants holding an offer for MA Acting - Classical, MA Acting - Contemporary, MA Acting for Screen or MA/MFA Scenography.

Application Procedure

Offer holders must be nominated to apply to this award. All eligible offer holders will be automatically considered for nomination when they are made an offer of admission. Nominees are put forth based merit, and the strength of their application to Central, including the interview/audition component.

If you have been nominated to go forward to the second stage of the Scholarship application, you will be emailed on 08 April 2024. Those offer holders will be sent an email with guidance notes a link to the online application form.


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This scholarship has been made possible by the Governors of the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama.
There is a total of £150,000 in the fund. Awards will have a minimum value of £1,000 each. Undergraduate students will have funds paid directly to them for living expenses. Postgraduate students will have the funds allocated directly towards their tuition fees.

Value of Scholarship(s)

1000

Eligibility

Home/Overseas/ ELQ.

Application Procedure

All eligible applicants will be automatically considered for an award based on merit. You will be notified by email on 30 April 2021 if you have been nominated to go forward to the second stage of the Scholarship application. Those applicants will be sent an email with guidance notes a link to the online application form. In late August 2021, there will be a second call for applications for students made an offer of admission from 27 April to mid-August.


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These major scholarships have been made possible by the Leverhulme Trust. Recipients will be incoming students on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses who demonstrate the potential for exceptional talent and also financial need.

Value of Scholarship(s)

10,000

Eligibility

Offer holders must be nominated to apply to this award. All eligible offer holders will be automatically considered for nomination when they are made an offer of admission. Nominees are put forth based merit, and the strength of their application to Central, including the interview/audition component.

Application Procedure

If you have been nominated to go forward to the second stage of the Scholarship application, you will be emailed on 08 April 2024. Those offer holders will be sent an email with guidance notes a link to the online application form.


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Value of Scholarship(s)

£1,000

Eligibility

Central Bursaries are offered to all applicants holding an offer to any MA or BA Course. They are supported by donations of Central alumni and friends, in particular through the Big Give Christmas Challenge.

Application Procedure

Applicants interested in this fund must hold an offer of admission for a relevant course. Details on how to apply can be found in your Admissions offer letter from Central.


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This scholarship has been made possible by the Governors of the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama

Value of Scholarship(s)

£2,000-5,000

Eligibility

All postgraduate courses. Home/ELQ/Overseas students.

Application Procedure

Applicants interested in this fund must hold an offer of admission for a relevant course. Details on how to apply can be found in your Admissions offer letter from Central.


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