Making your application

How To Apply

The UCAS deadline for 2019 entry applications is Tuesday 15th January 2020. UCAS applications should be made online at Applications to Backstage Academy are made using the UCAS code of our validating partner, the University of Bolton:



When completing your UCAS application please give special consideration to your personal statement, as it may be possible to admit applicants without the necessary academic qualifications, but who are able to demonstrate relevant practical experience.

Application process

Following your application, we will invite you to attend an interview. This is your chance to tell us all about your experience, ask any questions and to make sure the course is right for you. We try to make sure that current students are on hand to discuss their experience of the course with you.


Research is key. Attend one of our open days, request a pocket prospectus & make your choice.


Make your application to us through UCAS. The deadline for our courses is 15th Jan 2020.


Eligible applicants will be invited to an interview and an interactive workshop.


Follow your interview, successful applicants will receive an offer to study with us.


Make your decision and respond to offers. You can decline, accept as insurance or accept our offer as your first choice.


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Need help?

If you have any questions about support at Backstage Academy or would like to find out more, please contact us on 01977 659880 or email

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