Module code: ACTM044

Module provider

Guildford School of Acting

Module Leader


Number of Credits: 60

ECTS Credits: 30

Framework: FHEQ Level 7

Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A

Overall student workload

Independent Learning Hours: 280

Tutorial Hours: 40

Practical/Performance Hours: 280

Module Availability

Semester 2

Module content

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Project (Group/Individual/Dissertation) Screen Acting Project (Practical): Continuous assessment of classroom exercises and application in finished film. 50
Coursework Critical Evaluation (6,000 words) OR Solo Performance Project (30 mins max) plus short framing statement (500 words) 50

Alternative Assessment


Assessment Strategy

Module aims

  • • enable students to research and create an original or adapted piece of contemporary performance
  • • enable the student to strategise for the pursuit and creation of artistic, and creative opportunities
  • • prepare the student for engagement in the professional performance industry

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
001 Reflect critically on the creative process and its outcomes C
002 Make use of a sophisticated toolkit of performance techniques K
003 Communicate effectively in physical/verbal/written form T
004 Demonstrate effective collaborative strategies T
005 Form a range of strategies for managing a career in the performing arts P
006 Develop a professional profile through selection and preparation of appropriate performance material P

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.

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Other information

Under the three term structure that commences from academic year 2019/0 – this module’s delivery falls in Semester 2 due to the teaching occurring in Teaching Block 3.

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2020/1 academic year.