Acting, Certificate

Acting, Certificate


After taking a series of foundation courses, students hone their performance, auditioning, and improvisation skills under the guidance of acting professionals. 

Students have ample opportunity to perform in front of the camera and learn the practical business skills needed to succeed in the industry with this Acting Acting Certificate at UCLA Extension UCLA Extension.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
  • Credits
    48 units alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  •  Pre-Production and Production for Film and Television 
  • A Post-Production for Film and Television 
  • Acting Techniques: The Fundamentals 
  • Voice and Movement for the Screen Actor 
  • Acting for the Camera 
  • Improvisation Techniques for the Actor: A Course in Spontaneity 

              English Language Requirements

              You only need to take one of these language tests:

              • Minimum required score:


                The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

                Schedule TOEFL®
              • Minimum required score:


                The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

                Schedule IELTS

              Academic Requirements

              • Create a student profile, apply to your certificate program, and pay the candidacy fee.
              • Navigate to the International Student Certificate Program Application and submit when all pages are complete.
              • Pay international student fees.  You will be prompted to pay the international student fee when you submit your completed application. You will pay the remaining international student fees via the links on the international student fee page.
              • Send required documents to the International Student Office.

              Tuition Fee

              • International Applies to you

                8400 USD/full
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 8400 USD for the full programme and a duration of  .
              • National Applies to you

                8400 USD/full
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 8400 USD for the full programme and a duration of  .
              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
              Estimated Total Cost: $9,150

              Living costs for Los Angeles

              • 1520 - 2570 USD/month
                Living Costs

              The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


              Check the programme website for information about funding options.

              StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

              The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

              Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.