Students undertaking Drama and English at Queen’s explore theatre, performance, literature and language in the widest possible sense; from ancient Greece to Renaissance England, to the Irish Literary Revival and on to Postmodern America; from the earliest writings in Anglo-Saxon to contemporary Irish, British, and ‘global’ literatures.
Drama And English Degree Highlights
Drama Studies at Queen’s builds on the remarkable heritage of Drama in Northern Ireland, as represented by its internationally acclaimed playwrights.
Studying for a degree in Drama and English at Queen’s will assist you in developing the core skills and employment-related experiences that are valued by employers, professional organisations and academic institutions.
Employment after the Course
Graduates of Drama at Queen's have gone on to work in professional theatre locally in Northern Ireland and throughout Great Britain and across the world, for example on the production of the recent JK Rowling play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London. Our graduates have also worked on a number of film and TV productions including Game of Thrones.
Graduates from this degree have the proven ability to analyse subjects in depth and develop coherent arguments in written and verbal form, as well as linguistic fluency and experience of living and working abroad, all of which are highly sought after skills in a global job market. In a context where over half of all graduate jobs are now open to graduates of any discipline, we have found that employers of all kinds wish to employ English and French graduates. Although many of our graduates are interested in pursuing careers in teaching, business, the civil service, translating/interpreting or advertising, significant numbers develop careers in a wide range of other sectors.
- A level
- Scottish Higher
- Scottish Advanced Higher
- Access to HE Diploma
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
- Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
Grades / Points
Including grade B in English Literature, English Language, or English Language & Literature.A-level General Studies and Critical Thinking are normally excluded from offers. However, the grade achieved may be taken into account when results are published in August and may be used in a tie-break situation.
This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.
£9,250 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
About this University
Queen's University Belfast is ranked 173rd in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020) and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of 24 leading UK research-intensive universities, providing world-class education underpinned by world-class research.