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Drama, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Brandon, Canada
The Drama program of Brandon University is far from a vocational exercise. Familiarity with theatre and other arts provides essential life skills that manifest themselves in a variety of employment settings.
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Graduates of the Drama program of Brandon University are ‘performing’ in their chosen careers, whether it be on stage, in classrooms or boardrooms. Drama courses will help you discover your role in the ‘creative’ economy. Any career that requires you to deal with the public, communicate verbally, and respond spontaneously would benefit from a Drama class or two.


The Drama stream of the BA in Creative Arts is composed of 30 credit hours consisting of a variety of courses offered by the Drama Program. A three year minor requires 15 credit hours and a four year minor 18 credit hours. 18 credit hours also qualifies as a ‘teachable’ subject for any future secondary school teachers.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Theatre I & II
  • Theatre & Identity
  • Greek Drama in Translation
  • Restoration & 18th Century Comedy
  • Theatre Performance I & II
  • Introduction to Native Drama

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

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General Requirements

  • If you have graduated from high school, send an official final transcript showing graduation.
  • If you completed the G.E.D. (Grade 12 Equivalency) send the original transcript.
  • If applicable, English language proficiency test scores must come in a sealed envelope directly from the testing centre, except TOEFL which may also be sent electronically directly through TOEFL (ETS) if preferred.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1382 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1382 CAD per module and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    373 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 373 CAD per module and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Brandon

  • 1080 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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