PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 1 - 2017/8
Module code: ACT3007
Guildford School of Acting
NEALE RT Mr (GSA)
Number of Credits
FHEQ Level 6
Module cap (Maximum number of students)
Overall student workload
Independent Study Hours: 90
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Practical based assessment||TELEVISION AUDITION||50|
|Coursework||PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN||50|
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
Successful completion of the Professional and Contextual Modules in Level 5. A good command of spoken and written English. If the student’s first language is not English, and s/he has not been taught in English or studied to A level standard in the UK, s/he will need to demonstrate a minimum level of competence.
This module develops students’ understanding of the audition process and their approach to self-marketing.
Thoroughly prepare the trainee actor for engagement in the professional performance industry
Develop and deploy appropriate research methods and strategies
Prepare the trainee actor for a lifelong commitment to the process of seeking and acquiring creative, artistic and commercial opportunities
|Develop the cognitive skills that will enable the student to plan, conduct and reflect critically on own practice.|
|Display a readiness and ability to take responsibility for managing a career in the performing arts|
|Evidence the ability to design and implement strategies targeted at differing artistic, creative and commercial employment opportunities|
|Exercise initiative and personal responsibility.|
|Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of the ability to operate autonomously and effectively within and across a variety of professional environments|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Indicative content includes:
Master classes with relevant industry professionals.
Classes in audition preparation and technique.
Tutorials to develop audition material.
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:
Prepare students for entry into the acting profession.
The learning and teaching methods include:
Reading list for PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 1 : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/act3007
Programmes this module appears in
|Acting BA (Hons)||1||Compulsory||A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module|
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 2017/8 academic year.