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Theatre and Performance (Hons)

Northumbria University

36 months
16500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Are you passionate about theatre and performance? Interested in issues like the climate crisis, anti-racism, trans rights – and keen to use the arts to bring about positive change? Our new Theatre and Performance (Hons) at the Northumbria University could be your springboard to a broad range of exciting careers.


Key facts:

  • This course will help you become an independent thinker and innovative practitioner. You'll not only be able to engage with the world critically, imaginatively and creatively to secure your own career ambitions, but also actively help solve complex social, political and cultural challenges. It's your chance to go beyond traditional understanding of theatre and performance - to test and push boundaries – and learn to be a leader.
  • The Theatre and Performance (Hons) programme at the Northumbria University may be grounded in the North East, but it takes an international and intercultural approach through partnerships across the vibrant Newcastle Gateshead area. This includes working with theatre and performance practitioners, cultural venues like Northern Stage, Live Theatre and the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, as well as organisations such as schools, care homes and local authorities.
  • You'll explore the world's big challenges by innovating through your own creative practice. So, whether your role is as performer, director, writer, designer, critic or producer, this course will support you to thrive – whether working as a creative individual or collaboratively to stage timely, ambitious and culturally aware performances.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Big Ideas in Theatre and Performance 
  • Theatre and Performance Encounters
  • Performance Explorations
  • Urgent ideas in Theatre and Performance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 120 UCAS Tariff points
  • From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas, or the International Baccalaureate.
  • Subject Requirements:
  • There are no specific subject requirements for this course.
  • GCSE Requirements:
  • Applicants will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4/C, or an equivalent
  • International applicants should have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or an approved equivalent*).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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