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Theatre Studies and Arts Management BA (Hons)

Birkbeck, University of London

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UCAS CODE: NP23

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Do you want to tell, produce and facilitate stories on stage? Are you equally interested in the business of the arts and what happens backstage? Are you keen to study in central London, at the heart of the city’s vibrant theatre and literary culture?If so, our new BA Theatre Studies and Arts Management is ideal. You will study with leading academics, theatremakers and professionals working within the creative industries in a building that was once home to Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Group. You will investigate theatre and arts management in a range of contexts. You will study theatre and performance from the perspective of the spectator and the practitioner learning about the different ways in which theatre impacts culture and society.You will gain a crucial understanding of:- how creative organisations work- how cultural policy is implemented- the role of audience development and curatorial practice across cultural contexts.In your final year, you will develop your own independent projects in theatre and performance. Throughout, you will engage deeply with live performance and learn from leading practitioners in your field.**Highlights**- On completing the BA Theatre Studies and Arts Management, you will be well-placed to develop a career in theatre and the arts more broadly, for example as an artist, creative producer, or arts manager, or undertake further study at postgraduate level.- Birkbeck is located in the heart of literary London - in Bloomsbury, WC1 - and writers and academics maintain strong links with the creative industries. You can study in a building that was once home to Virginia Woolf and frequented by members of the Bloomsbury Group - now home to our School of Arts - and be taught by leading dramatists, artists and arts managers. The building houses our own creative hub which includes the Peltz Gallery, the Gordon Square Cinema and a theatre and performance space.- You will be eligible to submit work to the Scratch Night as part of Birkbeck Arts Week, and to attend public events and performances curated by Birkbeck Centre for Contemporary Theatre.- In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), English Language and Literature at Birkbeck achieved 100% for a research environment conducive to producing research of the highest quality.- The School of Arts is an official partner of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London. Opportunities for students have included a year’s free membership of the ICA, private views, discounts on all talks and events, free members' screenings and £3 cinema tickets on Tuesdays, up to 25% off ICA Artists' Editions and a monthly e-newsletter.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,560per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : BBC - ABB

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University information

Birkbeck, University of London

  • Campus address

    Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, United Kingdom, WC1E 7HX, England

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