Bachelor On Campus


University of Pretoria

36 months
4830 EUR/year
2415 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Drama from University of Pretoria focuses on the main disciplines of performance studies which include physical theatre directing, performance, digital and new media studies and performing arts management as well as developmental and educational theatre and drama.


Drama from University of Pretoria facilitates and fosters students' interest, knowledge and skills in the performing arts. It provides them with opportunities to explore academic, artistic, creative and practical aspects of the discipline. Students are provided with opportunities to practise their craft by conceiving, directing and participating in a range of media including theatre performances and performance for TV, film and radio. 


Actors (theatre, film, television and radio), physical theatre artists, theatre critics, radio and television presenters, directors, educational theatre practitioners and educators, community theatre artists and educators, light and sound operators, voice artists, stage and production managers, programme facilitators and managers, performing arts administrators, camera operators, documentary film-makers, digital and new media editors, playwrights, scriptwriters, play devisors, film and theatre researchers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Drama and film studies
  • Live and digital performance studies 
  • Performance studies
  • Theatre studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


386 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade 11 applicant,  please submit your final Grade 11 examination results, and have a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with university endorsement or an equivalent qualification; 
  • Final admission is based on the qualification equivalent to the NSC.
  • National Senior Certificate (NSC) or equivalent qualification with admission to Bachelor’s degree studies; and comply with the minimum subject requirements as well as the APS requirements of their chosen programme;
  • If you are an international student or are a student with other qualifications equivalent to the NSC (including school qualifications from other countries, eg Spain, New Zealand, etc), you must obtain a Complete Exemption Certificate or a Foreign Conditional Exemption Certificate based on your international (‘foreign’) qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4830 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4830 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • National

    2415 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2415 EUR per year during 36 months.

SA and SADC countries citizens - 42 000 – 51 000 ZAR

Living costs for Pretoria

8592 - 10309 ZAR /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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