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English and Drama BA (Hons)

University of Salford

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    QW34

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    80th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    71st

    14 (English)
  • Entry Standards

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    116

  • Graduate Prospects

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    67

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.23

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Literature and theatre speak to us about the world we live in and about social and cultural issues that affect our lives. In this course you will have the opportunity to study intellectually and creatively, and to explore the relationship between literature, theatre and society.You will learn to research and analyse literary and performance texts, and work on drama projects designed to deepen your understanding of different kinds of plays and theatre practitioners. This course has a unique emphasis upon adaptation of novels, short stories, poetry and popular forms such as rock music and cartoons for performance both on stage and screen..The drama portion of your course will teach you how to communicate ideas creatively, and to make links between literature and screen and stage performance. The optional structure of the course means that you can choose whether to emphasise drama ‘in theory’ or drama ‘in practice’ or a combination of the two.The English portion will equip you with the key skills and analytical tools needed for literary study and will also encourage you to explore social and cultural issues raised by literary texts. After graduation, you could go into theatre, publishing, education, journalism, advertising, PR and events. The course also provides an ideal platform for postgraduate study.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Extended Project
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AS
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

Details

104 - 120 UCAS tariff points to be obtained from a minimum of 2 A-Levels or equivalent. Must include Grade C or above in any subject.General studies accepted.

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University information

University Ranking

80th

About this University

The University of Salford embeds industry into all it does: many courses are created with industry wrapped around them and its world-leading research advances industry knowledge and insight. The university's heritage directs its future: having answered the needs of industry since 1896, its connection to industry is stronger than ever. Based just outside Manchester, it is the only university with a campus at MediaCityUK, sitting right next to neighbours such as ITV and the BBC.

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Salford

M5 4WT

UNITED KINGDOM