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Drama and Theatre Arts (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #351 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
This Drama and Theatre Arts (Hons) degree, offered by Goldsmiths, University of London, reflects the diversity and excitement of the subject in the new millennium, and gives you the opportunity to study the theory and practice of theatre and performance in a range of media.
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Overview

Why study BA Drama and Theatre Arts (Hons) at Goldsmiths, University of London?

  • You'll study in a dynamic department that offers you a balanced mix of theoretical and practical work - both constantly inform each other
  • We're located within easy travelling distance of central London, offering you access to the city's fantastic theatres and performance spaces
  • Many of our staff are professional theatre-makers and committed researchers, and we have strong links with theatres, companies and professional organisations
  • You'll benefit from our excellent on-campus facilities, including a 160-seat theatre, four performance studios, scenic workshops an open-access media suite and sound studio
  • From the second year you'll be supported by an extra-curricular Personal and Professional Development programme that accelerates in the third year
  • The degree provides training for working in the performing arts and creative industries; also the independent thinking and initiative, collaborative skills, and ability to conceive and develop ideas in an articulate and organised manner that will qualify you for a wide range of careers
  • Our graduates have won prestigious awards as playwrights, directors, creators of new work, and cultural leaders in the UK and internationally

Skills

We offer you the opportunity to become an articulate, critical, independent and self-initiating member of the cultural community by developing a range of transferable skills, including the ability to:

  • work practically as an individual and in groups
  • analyse personal practice in relation to theoretical models
  • research and present complex information
  • present ideas and analysis in a variety of formats
  • document and record ideas and information
  • take responsibility for your own ideas and respond creatively to the ideas of others
  • work to a deadline
  • share work responsibly
  • communicate and write clearly
  • practise self-discipline

Careers

When you graduate you might, like many of our students, go on to work in the theatre or related media, in publishing, administration, programming, project management, development work, marketing and publicity, management or technical production. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • You can still apply up to 30 June
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytic Vocabularies
  • Introduction to Dramaturgy
  • Scenography
  • Theatre Making 
  • Processes of Performance: Encounters with Space
  • Processes of Performance: The Ensemble

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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General Requirements

  • A-level: BBB
  • BTEC: DDM
  • International Baccalaureate: 33 points overall with Three HL subjects at 655 
  • Access: Pass with 45 Level 3 credits including 30 Distinctions and a number of merits/passes in subject-specific modules
  • Scottish qualifications: ABBBC (Higher) or ABC (Advanced Higher)
  • European Baccalaureate: 75%
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2 H2 H2 H2

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15810 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15810 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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