|Study location||United Kingdom, Newcastle City Campus|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
good results in Mathematics
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
BA (Hons) Drama allows you to fully experience different aspects of theatre arts. The course includes a range of optional specialist pathways which lead to the following awards:
- BA (Hons) Drama (Acting and Performance)
- BA (Hons) Drama (Applied Theatre)
- BA (Hons) Drama (Scriptwriting)
- BA (Hons) Drama
All pathways are led by award winning industry experts who will support you to acquire the necessary skills for professional work whether as an actor, performer, writer, facilitator or community-engaged theatre maker.
The strength and depth of our partnerships with world leading professional arts organisations is what makes studying Performing Arts at Northumbria University so special. The opportunities presented are unique; whether it’s professionally touring work to schools; acting with top regional theatre company Northern Stage; performing at an International theatre festival; or having your script read by professional actors at one of the most outstanding new writing theatres in the world, you’ll get access to the best that industry can offer.
While working across our excellent campus facilities you will be part of a thriving community developing specialist knowledge about theatre and performance and a rich set of creative, critical and reflective skills suited to your future profession. We encourage students to be makers in whatever form they are working. The course provides an opportunity for you to shine as an individual in a community and to learn from others while creating artistic work of the highest quality.
By the end of this course, you will feel secure in the knowledge, skills and competences you have developed, enabling you to approach the world of employment with self-assurance, confidence and a realistic sense of your own level of achievement.
Many students have gone to a variety of further study opportunities including Northumbria’s own MA Theatre and Performance, as well as at RADA, the Royal Court Theatre and a variety of other MA programmes.
Drama (Acting and Performance)
Northumbria has an excellent track record of producing highly skilled employable Performing Arts graduates and from this course you can go on to pursue successful careers as performers, directors, choreographers, musicians, teachers, community artists, drama, dance and music therapists and arts development officers.
Drama (Applied Theatre)
With the practical skills and knowledge needed for a successful future in the industry, you will be equipped to pursue careers as performers, directors, enablers, facilitators, drama workers, drama therapists, teachers and lecturers.
You will be equipped with the skills to operate as self-employed practising writers working within the cultural industries. Graduates from this course have gone on to successful careers in professional theatre, theatre in education, the broadcast media, the education sector and the heritage industry.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.