• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

Overview

Why study Drama and Applied Theatre (Hons) at London South Bank University?

  • Top 2 amongst London competitors for overall satisfaction and teaching in Drama (National Student Survey).
  • LSBU Student Theatre Company: You'll take part in a full season of theatre working exclusively with theatre professionals including directors, performers and theatre companies. 
  • Creative partnership with Frantic Assembly: Known for their high-octane, physical theatre productions Frantic Assembly will deliver workshops and residencies, and share their expertise with you. 
  • The Edric Theatre is a dedicated performance and rehearsal space with a 90-seat capacity, plus a 30-seat studio and backstage facilities. 
  • Take full advantage of the proximity to London's theatres by attending professional workshops, gaining temporary employment and answering casting calls. 
  • 3rd in London for graduate prospects in Drama, Dance & Cinematics (Sunday Times).

Employability

Graduates can be employed in a range of applied theatre settings, including theatre company education and outreach departments, Youth Theatres, schools, community theatre groups, Theatre-In-Education (T.I.E.) companies, and specialist theatre companies – e.g. in prisons and special schools etc. Alternatively, they can freelance as workshop leaders, directors, project managers and producers.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Theatre workshop
  • Acting a role 
  • What is education? 
  • Performance Lab 
  • Acting the text
  • Workshop in development 
  • Collaborative outreach project 
  • Company in residence - delivered by Frantic Assembly 
  • Critical frameworks
  • Theatre and Audience 
  • Community Theatre Practice and verbatim Theatre 
  • Peer mediation and conflict resolution
  • Theatre-in-education 
  • Contemporary issues in education
  • Placement module 
  • Research project
  • Independent applied performance project 
  • Independent applied practice as research 

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • A Level BBC or;
  • BTEC National Diploma DMM or;
  • Access to HE qualifications with 15 Distinctions 30 Merits or;
  • Equivalent Level 3 qualifications in a relevant subject such as Drama, Theatre or Performing Arts worth 112 UCAS points
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above)
  • We welcome qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.0 or Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13780 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13780 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

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

Funding

London South Bank University (LSBU) offers considerable financial help through scholarships, bursaries, charitable funds, loans and other financial support.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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