• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
This Theatre and Drama (Hons) degree of University of South Wales invites you to explore theatremaking. You’ll integrate practice and theory, work with play texts, and devise and link personal creativity with ensemble-based artistic collaboration. You will investigate approaches, conventions and theories connected to theatre and drama through studio practice and academic research.
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Overview

The range of modules enables you to study acting, directing, theatre and performance histories and theories, voice and movement, devising, ensemble practice, theatre production, applied drama, practice as research, and more. The flexible nature of our drama degree means you can focus on your personal interests and career goals.

Studying drama in Cardiff, you’ll benefit from being in the centre of a booming arts industry, from television production to independent arts venues. So, you’ll be surrounded by countless opportunities during and after your drama course.

Career:

Theatre and Drama (Hons) graduates at University of South Wales follow a wide range of careers. Many are employed in the media entertainment industries, others choose to start up their own production companies, while some enter the teaching profession. The flexible and inclusive nature of the drama course ensures that our graduates have a highly developed range of transferable skills. This enhances their employability and career potential. Graduates can further their studies by applying for one of our postgraduate degrees.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Perspectives on Performance
  • Practical Lab
  • Professional Skills
  • Intersections
  • Production: Theatre Festival
  • Specialist Studies
  • Applied Drama

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

  • Typical A-Level Offer

BCC - CDD to include a relevant art and design subject (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).

  • Typical Welsh BACC Offer

Pass the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma with Grade C/D in the Skills Challenge Certificate and BC - CD at A Level with a relevant art and design subject (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).

  • Typical BTEC Offer

BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Merit Merit - Merit Merit Pass in a relevant subject (this is equivalent to 112-80 UCAS tariff points).

  • Typical IB Offer

Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 29 overall including 5 or above in English at standard level

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13200 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Cardiff

  • 628 - 1070 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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