University of Chichester
Music Performance & Acting for Film BA (Hons)
University of Chichester

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The University of Chichester Conservatoire has one of the largest and liveliest music departments in the UK with a community of over 400 student performers. Our facilities include computerised recording and media studios, well equipped practice rooms and an acoustically superb performance venue. The degree offers you a combination of a focus on developing your practical skills in either vocal or instrumental performance with screen acting development and offers an opportunity to position yourself with a very strong offer for future performance work. You’ll acquire a broader knowledge of other aspects of film and screen acting and its history, and develop skill and understanding of musical performance and of how these both contribute to and reflect broader cultural trends. You’ll acquire a toolkit of vocational knowledge in work based modules designed to help you to work in a variety of roles, and to develop real understanding of the challenges of work in a professional environment.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 129 graduates of Music Performance & Acting for Film BA (Hons) at University of Chichester for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Film Studies.

Overall student satisfaction
67 /100
129 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates of Music Performance & Acting for Film BA (Hons) at University of Chichester

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Music Performance & Acting for Film BA (Hons) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18500 £17500 £22000
25-75 percentile range £13000 - £25500 £14000 - £22500 £15500 - £26000

Salary of all UK Graduates of Film Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19200 £18116 £21920
25-75 percentile range £15461 - £23528 £12983 - £22585 £16287 - £27578

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Music Performance & Acting for Film, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.


Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Music Performance & Acting for Film BA (Hons) at University of Chichester

21% Artistic, literary and media occupations
21% Elementary occupations
19% Teaching Professionals
7% Sales occupations
5% Administrative occupations
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
4% Business and public service associate professionals
2% Managers, directors and senior officials
2% Teaching and Childcare Associate Professionals
2% Skilled trades occupations

Grading & Study Time

Assessment Methods

Study Time Distribution

Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Candidates will be required to demonstrate, in a performance audition, ability in dance, acting and singing. Applicants with high levels of performance skills may be considered for a lower academic offer.

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6
PTE Academic 50
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Tuition Fees Music Performance & Acting for Film BA (Hons)

EU £14500 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
International £14500 year 1

Additional fee information

There is a 10% tuition fee scholarship for EU students.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Chichester in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Chichester in related subject specific rankings.

Journalism & Media Studies

    • #78 
    • #91 
    Communication & Media Studies
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]

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About University of Chichester

The University of Chichester is a government funded university based in West Sussex, England. The main campus, known as Bishop Otter, is located in the cathedral city of Chicester. The university has another campus called Bognor Regis, situated close to Hotham Park. With 14 different departments, the university has a lot of study options to attract a variety of students.

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Where is this programme taught

Bishop Otter Campus
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Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester
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