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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This dynamic course is informed by contemporary methods of performance making, current scholarly thinking, and historical theatrical traditions. You will learn from researchers and guest practitioners, and engage critically and creatively with varied modules which will help you to put performance into context. We will support you to develop your own artistic vision based on your personal interests and aspirations, to grow in confidence showcasing your work. You will explore techniques that underpin acting and performing for the stage, gain a broad understanding of the history of theatre and performance from Ancient Greece to contemporary performance art, and investigate theatre as a vehicle for social change in politics and education. Gain real-world experience through placements and internships, get involved in professional performances, and broaden your horizons with theatre trips at home and abroad – all of which will prepare you for a range of careers in the arts industry. This joint-honours course enables you to inform your studies alongside one of the following subjects. * Drama studied with Creative Writing enables students to explore creative uses of language. * Drama and English Literature emphasises both disciplines’ interest in written texts.* Drama and Arts and Festivals Management combines creative performance with the theory and practice of managing arts industries.* Drama and Media reflects the importance of media in contemporary performance. You will study 50 per cent Drama and 50 per cent of your other subject.    **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  Lorca’s Blood Wedding and Lucy Prebble’s 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. * 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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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 112

- From at least 2 A Levels - Five GCSEs A*-C (9-4) including English Language or Literature


University information

De Montfort University

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  • Campus address

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

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