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Drama (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This is the 4 year course which includes a Professional Placement Year. Drama at Bath Spa University is an innovative course that provides you with an exciting introduction to the world of drama. The programme allows you to strategically develop practical skills knowledge and understanding through performance, research, reflection and analysis. You will gain knowledge of the subject by making theatre, performing, reflecting upon, and writing about performance in its many forms, whilst gaining a strong grounding in the ideas, traditions, and debates that inform contemporary drama practices. The programme will give you an opportunity to: - explore the place of drama in the contemporary world;- make your own work; - collaborate with local theatres, theatre companies, arts venues, and and cultural institutions in Bath, Bristol and beyond; - work with industry professionals, writers, actors, directors and theatre practitioners from the fields of experimental, educational, professional and community-based theatre and performance; - collaborate with other academic disciplines. **More about the Professional Placement Year**A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers and Employability Team.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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Entry requirements

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A level : CCC - BCC

Grades BCC-CCC including Grade C in Drama, Theatre studies, English or related subjects accepted.

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    93rd

  • Campus address

    Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 9BN, England

Practical experience and industry insights are integral to each course, with opportunities to learn new skills and partner with an industry mentor.
The university takes its environmental responsibilities very seriously. It scored a first-class award in the 2019 People and Planet Green League.
Home from home: accommodation ranges from city-centre to on-campus, and Bath is recognised as one of the safest student cities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 102 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    128 67%

    44th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    48th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    73rd

    7

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