Contemporary Acting (PG/PExp) Diploma – 1 Year Full Time Intensive Course (36 weeks)

The contemporary acting diploma is a one year full time, intensive course delivered over 36 weeks. Focusing on the modern concerns of the contemporary actor; camera, voiceover, online media content, short film creation and practical social media skills classes to run alongside established actor training within a professional theatre environment. This course has been designed in consultation with producers, directors, production and film companies from across the UK. 

These are the potential employers of our graduates and we see their opinion and judgement as a key factor in the development of the contemporary actor. The one year intensive course provides unrivalled access to leading industry professionals offering a perfect opportunity for experienced actors and new graduates keen to improve upon their skills and at the same time learn the knowledge essential for quickly getting ahead in their career.  We are accepting applications from Individuals with a proactive and forward thinking approach to acting and the ability to understand the need to see oneself as a product. If you would like to apply or find out more information on this course please email applications to

If you wish to apply for our one year course in Acting please complete our Application Form or Email

As part of your application, you will be expected to attend an audition at the Courtyard Theatre - View our audition requirements

This one year course is intended for students who have some experience already and may wish to return to study.