Study Bachelor's degree in Acting (B.A.)

Bachelor's degree in Acting (B.A.) in cooperation with Cours Florent

Starting October 1, 2019, Macromedia University of Applied Sciences is partnering with the prestigious acting school Cours Florent to offer a state-approved Bachelor of Arts degree in Acting, in either English or German, in Berlin.

Applicants must successfully complete the Cours Florent acting workshop or an (online) audition to qualify for admission to this undergraduate programme. 

About Cours Florent

Actor and teacher François Florent founded the renowned Cours Florent acting school in Paris in 1967. Its alumni include world-famous actors Diane Kruger, Audrey Tautou, Isabelle Carré, and Pierre Niney.  Florent developed an innovative approach to teaching acting that focuses on each student as an individual, nurtures their unique talent and hones their skills through a hands-on approach. The aim of the training provided at Cours Florent is to fully equip 21st-century actors with the independent skills they need to meet the industry’s evolving demands.

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Bachelor’s degree in acting: Study acting with academic substance

The practical relevance provided by the professors and lecturers is an intrinsic feature of this study programme. Besides the classic course content, the professional modes of communication and group processes that prevail in the acting industry are also covered in the curriculum. Social skills are developed in modules focusing on scene work as a key means of strengthening students’ abilities to interact with partners on stage. This degree programme also presents the opportunity to participate in projects and workshops in Paris and connect with the Paris faculty and representatives of the European theatre and film scene. The 6th semester of the 7-semester B.A. in Acting is a practical semester during which you will gain practical experience at the Cours Florent in Paris.

The degree programme can be completed in either 7 semesters (including a practical semester) or 6 semesters (without a practical semester) and is currently in the process of gaining accreditation (as of April 2019).
Here’s a short excerpt from the curriculum:
  • Scene work and practice
  • Breathing techniques and vocal training
  • Speech formation and situational speech
  • Film acting
  • Enactment and drama analysis
  • History of theatre and film
  • Practical projects; strong practical focus in collaboration with professional artists from the acting industry
  • Practical semester

The main emphasis throughout your study is on a creative and artistic approach to teaching with personal mentoring in small groups.

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Admission requirements

Cours Florent runs exclusive one-week English or German acting workshops in Berlin for aspiring actors, with or without previous experience. Prospective applicants considering enrolling in the Acting B.A. in Berlin beginning October 2020 will meet the admission requirements by successfully completing this acting course. The following requirements apply for admission to the B.A. in Acting at Macromedia University:
  • Higher school leaving / college certificate or equivalent educational qualification (as recognised by the Ministry of Culture)
  • Applicants with a regular school leaving certificate will be considered for admission based on their performance in a selection process evaluating artistic talent (creative tasks and general knowledge test)
  • Successful audition at Cours Florent (or online audition) or successful completion of the Cours Florent acting workshop in Berlin
  • Personal interview (online or in person), submission of application documents

If you require further information, including upcoming audition dates at the Berlin Campus, our student advisors will be happy to help.

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Career prospects

This practically focused programme equips graduates with the necessary credentials for acting in theatre, film, TV or radio, together with a state-approved bachelor’s degree. This paves the way for you to enter the creative and varied world of acting, in roles such as
  • Actor (m/w/d)
  • Presenter (m/w/d)
  • Dubbing actor (m/w/d)
  • Artistic associate (m/w/d)
  • Assistant director (m/w/d)
  • Dramaturge (m/w/d)
  • Freelance artist (m/w/d)
  • Voice-over artist (m/w/d)

Cours Florent learning methods combine acting theory and methodical approaches that will help you build a solid foundation to venture into any aspect of the theatre industry.

Benefits of studying the Cours Florent Acting B.A.

  • Studying in an international set-up with insiders in the acting industry
  • State-approved and internationally recognised bachelor’s degree from Macromedia University
  • International network encompassing renowned names in the acting world
  • Experienced professors and lecturers from the acting industry
  • Strong emphasis on practice through projects
  • Great career prospects thanks to the internship that rounds out the programme
  • Possibility to earn credits for relevant vocational experience towards your Acting B.A. degree
  • The course is eligible for BAföG and student loans at reasonable rates

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Study Programme

Acting B.A.

  • Academic Degree

    Bachelor of Arts

  • Programme format

    Full-time (on campus)

  • Duration of Study

    7 semesters with a practical semester; 6 without the practical semester

  • ECTS


  • Starting

    Winter Term

  • Location


  • Tuition fee

    4,300 € per semester
    plus 500 € registration fee
    (for students from EU countries)
    More information here

  • Language

    German or English

  • Application deadline EU

    15.02. (for programmes starting in March)
    15.08. (for programmes starting in October)

  • Application deadline Non-EU

    15.12. (for programmes starting in March)
    15.06. (for programmes starting in October)

  • Application process

    Recognised school / college leaving certificate, successful audition or completion of acting workshop, personal interview (online or in person), submission of application documents
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    For more information about the university, tuition fees, financing and scholarships, admission requirements and study programmes, please contact our study advisors

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  • Munich +49 89 544151-0
  • Stuttgart +49 711 280738-0
  • Cologne +49 221 31082-0
  • Hamburg +49 40 3003089-0
  • Berlin +49 30 2021512-0

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