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Drama and English Literature BA (Hons)

De Montfort University

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UCAS CODE: QWJ4

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Drama at DMU is a dynamic program informed by a mix of current scholarly thinking, historical theatrical traditions and contemporary methods of performance making. It offers you the opportunity to learn about the subject in a variety of ways by working with professional researchers, 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. Drama and English emphasises both disciplines’ interest in written texts and English at DMU combines traditional and innovative modules, from Chaucer and Shakespeare to contemporary literature and film adaptations.**Key features:*** DMU is recognised as a Centre for Excellence in Performance Arts, with our sophisticated facilities  providing specialist studios and rehearsal spaces designed specifically for drama and performance learning activities.* Our lively curriculum  gives you the opportunity to engage critically with research and the practices of drama, theatre and performance, helping you to develop your own artistic vision.* Enhance your learning, broaden your outlook and open up career opportunities by combining Drama with a related subject.* Benefit from our long-standing partnership with Leicester’s iconic Curve  theatre. Opportunities include internships, work placements and the chance to work on or perform in an annual production,  which have included  A Clockwork  Orange,  The Crucible,  and  Enron.* Extensive performance opportunities including  Exit Souls: The Drama Festival showcases students’ diverse work to a public audience each year.* Expand your horizons with international experiences  through  DMU Global. Our students have attended the Drama Theatre Festival in Liège, Belgium at the world-renowned International University Theatre Reunion. * DMU is ranked in the top three for Drama courses in the UK for graduate prospects, according to the Complete University Guide 2021. Our graduates have gone on to work in theatre companies, community arts organisations and have forged careers in media and technical theatre production.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,250per year

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 102 2

    42nd out of 106 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    120 63%

    69th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    19th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    103 50%

    80th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    29th

    6

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