• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Drama (Hons) at De Montfort University is a dynamic programme informed by a mix of contemporary methods of performance making, current scholarly thinking, and historical theatrical traditions.

It offers you the opportunity to learn about the subject in a variety of ways by working with professional researchers, research-active academics, visiting practitioners, undertaking placements and internships, getting involved in professional performances, going on theatre trips at home and abroad, and showcasing your work to a variety of audiences. 

Studying Drama at DMU is an excellent preparation for students who wish to seek employment in a range of arts and industry related careers or to continue into postgraduate level study.

Reasons to study Drama BA (Hons) at DMU:

  • Recognised as a Centre for Excellence in Performance Arts
  • Lively curriculum 
  • Creative and educational partnerships
  • Extensive performance opportunities for all years of study
  • International opportunities 

Graduate careers

Graduates in Drama have strengths in critical analysis, reflection and research, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, are able to collaborate, devise, organise and self-manage projects, and can deal confidently with public performance.

Previous graduates have developed careers in teaching in primary, secondary and further education, media and technical theatre production, or gone on to work in theatres and community arts organisations, develop personal professional practice, set up a theatre company, or gone onto postgraduate studies such as DMU's Performance Practices MA.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Not available for International. 

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Acting and Performing
  • Drama Performance Project: Collaboration
  • Performance in Context: History and Analysis
  • Theatre for Social Change
  • Performance in Context: Culture and Theory
  • Directing
  • Popular Performance
  • Devised Theatre and Performance

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • 112 points from at least 2 A'levels or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma DMM or
  • International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points
  • GCSEs - Five GCSEs grades A* - C  (9-4) including English Language or Literature at grade C/4 or above.
  • Access - Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit (or equivalent) and GCSE  English (Language or Literature) at grade C/4 or above.
  • We also accept the BTEC First Diploma plus two GCSEs including English at grade C/4 or above (if required as part of our standard requirement).
  • Interview and Practical Workshop required: Yes

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 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 Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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