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Drama: Education & Community BA (Hons)

York St John University

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UCAS CODE: W4T6

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Want to develop your dramatic practice and use your skills to improve lives in a community or education setting?At York St John University community really matters to us and as the longest-established Higher Education institution in the city we have a firm belief in the transformative power of education. This is why we’re the perfect place for you to study Drama, Education & Community: where you can make a difference through socially-engaged practice.The BA Drama, Education and Community degree offers students an opportunity to study & engage in contemporary theatre practice, theatre in education and group facilitation. Drama workshopping, devising and performance making strategies are explored as ways to unlock your creative potential. BA Our Drama, Education and Community students are creative theatre makers and drama facilitators that are passionate about engaging with educational, social and political issues of concern.At the heart of our courses is a commitment to socially engaged theatre practice. This means that you will devise and facilitate empowering, vital and important drama experiences and performances on and off campus. Utilising our strong links in the city and region, the course will provide you with vital outreach and work placement opportunities in a variety of education, health and community contexts, to enable understanding and practice in diverse professional settings such as schools, prisons, elderly care homes, mental health and youth settings. You'll develop the creative skills required for employability while exploring theatre for change in the world we live in.Our course asks you to think about how and why theatre making and performance matters in the 21st century. BA Drama, Education and Community has a complementary combination of practice and theory, enriching your learning experience, creative skills and professional knowledge.We offer exciting opportunities to be inspired and work with award-winning, industry-leading, theatre companies – allowing you to build professional networks and develop your understanding of applied theatre practice.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,750per year

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UCAS Points : 88 - 104

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University information

York St John University

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    85th out of 102 5

    56th out of 81 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    109 57%

    92nd

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44 44%

    89th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    32nd

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    108 54%

    71st

    23
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    40th

    23

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