Drama, Theatre and Acting

BA (Hons)

Key facts

Start dates

September 2023 / September 2024

Course length

Full time: 3 years

Part time: 6 years




School of English and Modern Languages


Do you have a passion for theatre and drama? Do you want to be part of something transformative? Are you ready to explore how the arts can change lives? This exciting hybrid course combines conservatoire-style performance and acting with rigorous academic study. Whatever your educational journey so far, this is a course for people with a passion for theatre.

Our modules cover both theory and practice, so you’ll experience acting, performing, and directing alongside your discussions and written work. You’ll explore how dramatists have tackled political and social issues and responded to historical events, and learn essential skills in acting, staging and directing. You’ll also dive into topics from dramatic forms to practical staging.

You’ll enhance these skills on your professional placement, learning how to apply your knowledge to the workplace. Wherever you go and whatever you choose to do after your time with us, we’ll equip you to make a difference to the world around you.

Specific entry requirements