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Drama and Secondary Education, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
The department of Drama from Bishop’s University offers a Secondary Education and Drama program balanced between practical theatre and academic study of dramatic literature and theatre history. 


    Bishop’s University  aims is to permit undergraduates to explore the subject as a liberal arts discipline through the Secondary Education and Drama programe and prepare them for graduate, professional, and conservatory schools.
    Program strengths
  • A 6 production season in 2 performance spaces
  • Committed Faculty with significant professional experience
  • Visiting artist program
  • 2 Student Festivals each year (New Plays and Theatre Activ)
  • Countless opportunities for involvement, backstage and onstage.

Did you know ?

  • Student playwrights have the opportunity to see their scripts staged and student directors put theory into practice during our annual TheatreActiv student festival and bi-annual New Plays festival.
  • The New Plays Festival not only provides student writers with an opportunity to showcase their work, but also gives first year students the chance to become involved in a play almost immediately upon arrival at Bishop’s.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Concentration in performance with 3 levels of Acting followed by 3 full productions
  • 2 levels of Playwrighting and Directing
  • Senior seminar courses ie: Topics in Shakespeare, Contemporary Theatre Practice, and more !

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Students seeking admission must satisfy the general requirements
  • for admission to the university. In addition, the School of Education requests that each applicant submit a letter of intent detailing their experience and suitability for the profession. 
  • Admission to the second step, the Bachelor of Education program, is granted by the School of Education according to their established criteria. 
  • Application information as well as admission and program criteria are listed in the Admission and Registration section at the beginning of this Calendar. Please note that the School of Education does not normally admit students in the Winter semester.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    609 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 609 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    79 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 79 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Other Canadian and French Citizens: $246.76

Living costs for Sherbrooke

  • 1080 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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


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