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Drama and English Literature [with placement year] BA (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Discover how our societies have shaped and been shaped by English literature, and explore different modes of performancewith our BA (Hons) Drama and English Literature degree in Cambridge. Grow into a confident, versatile and exciting drama practitioner, while exploring classic literature and genres ranging from sci-fito children’s books. You’ll work on public-productions and smaller-scale projects, exploring drama practices and texts from the 20th century onwardsas well as working on original pieces. Alongside this, you’ll explore many other subjects including history, politics, philosophy andreligion as well as developing your literacy and communication skills. Your deeper understanding of literary texts will improve your ability to interpret dramatic texts and your performance skills. Our BA (Hons) Drama and English Literature degree lets you weight your studies to your own interests and career goals. Prepare for a career in the arts or fields such as teaching - and get ready to change the way others see the world. Understanding the importance of literature and drama to society is the main focus of our BA (Hons) Drama and English Literature degree. Here at ARU, the focus is on an experiential, 'learning-through-doing' programme. Your degree will see you choosing from arange of career-focused optional modules, completing either a 100% practical drama Major Project or an English literature one,and graduating with a professionally produced showreel and portfolio. Connect with Cambridge’s performance scene through our links to local networks such as Cambridge Arts Network andCambridge Live. You’ll have the chance to perform in public venues around Cambridge as well as in our own Mumford Theatreand Covent Garden Studio. Experience being part of a professional troupe with the Anglia Ruskin Community Theatre Company, and take the chance toperform and collaborate with other creative industries students. Take the opportunity to go on field trips and attend productions to broaden your real-world experience. We’ll also support you tofind placements and work experience Improve your creative and critical writing skills, and develop your technical and production skills in our specialist facilities. Our technical officers will be on hand to offer help and support. You might even choose to study abroad for a trimester. There’s funding available to help cover the cost.Our courses are delivered through teaching and learning methods which provide students with the widest possible exposure to amodern and innovative higher education experience.These methods vary and could include attendance at lectures and seminars, undertaking laboratory exercises or work-basedactivities, practical work, performances, presentations, field trips, other relevant visits and e-learning through Canvas, our onlinelearning management system.Each course is divided into a number of ‘modules’ which focus on particular areas, each of which has a specific approach to itsdelivery. This information is published to students for each module they take via the Module Definition Form (MDF) and Canvas.

Application deadline

15 January

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 92

from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent), preferably to include Drama, Theatre Studies or a related subject.


University information

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Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    73rd out of 102 1

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  • Entry standards

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    131 69%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    43 43%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%


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    / Max 206
    104 50%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    53 53%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%



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