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Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
The Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies course at the University of Roehampton provides you with a breadth of understanding of theatre and performance around the world, a heightened socio-political awareness, a thorough grounding in rigorous approaches to performance-making and writing, and a lifelong, critically-informed appreciation and enjoyment of theatrical performance. 
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Overview

At the Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies course at the University of Roehampton, location within one of the world’s most exciting performance cities, staff who are passionate about, and experts in, their field, and a curriculum of exciting and varied modules, you are sure to develop your love and knowledge of performance here at Roehampton.

To enrich your learning, your course includes tickets to a range of theatre productions, as well as trips to exhibitions and other cultural events. You will visit some of London’s most well-known theatres, seeing a variety of high-profile shows, thought-provoking plays and cutting-edge performance events.

We also offer regular workshop and seminar sessions with visiting artists and scholars, hosted by the Centre for Performance & Creative Exchange, the main forum for our lively research culture, and the base for over 40 artists and researchers following our MA/MRes and MPhil/PhD courses.

Career options

You will be well equipped to pursue a career in theatre, arts management, playwriting, arts journalism, casting, stage management, scenic, lighting or sound design, events management, and leisure and tourism.

You could also go on to a master’s degree in theatre or postgraduate training in teaching or dramatherapy.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    If you are applying to university from the UK or European Union (EU) you must submit your UCAS application between September and 15 January.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Encountering Theatre: Performances in a Global Context
  • Writing In Performance
  • Performance and History: Diversifying the Canon
  • Theatre Workshop 
  • Production Project 
  • Advanced Theatre Workshop: Acting
  • Advanced Theatre Workshop: Directing
  • Advanced Theatre Workshop: Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

General Requirements

Specific entry requirements:

  • BTEC(QCF) Extended Diploma possible grades - Relevant accepted DMM
  • Access - 24 Merits D18M24P3

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13145 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13145 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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