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De Montfort University Drama

Drama Studies BA (Hons)

Drama Studies combines performance, theory and contextual study. You will have opportunities to act, script, direct and study the history of different theatrical traditions. Read more

Entry criteria

Typical entry requirements 

  • 112 points from at least 2 A’levels or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma DMM or
  • International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points

GCSEs – Five GCSEs grades A* – C including English Language or Literature at grade C or above.

Access – Pass QAA Accredited AHE Diploma

We also accept the BTEC First Diploma plus two GCSEs. including English at grade C or above.

Audition/Interview required: Yes

International students

If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent when you start the course is essential. English Language tuition, delivered by our British Council accreditedCentre for English Language Learning, is available both before and throughout the course if you need it.

UCAS Tariff changes

Students applying for courses starting in September 2017 will be made offers based on a new UCAS Tariff. Find out

Course modules

First year

  • Acting, Scripting, Directing: A Practical Introduction to Drama
  • Texts and Stages
  • A Contextual Introduction to Performance
  • Making Performance

Second year

  • Drama and Theory

You will take the above module and choose from:

  • Naturalism and Anti-naturalism
  • Shakespeare in Performance
  • Devising
  • Directing
  • Drama Performance Project
  • Drama in the Community

Third year

  • Drama Research Project

You will take the above module and choose from:

  • Plays in Production
  • Writing for Performance
  • Live Art
  • Engaging with Creative Industries
  • Drama Production Project
  • Popular and Political Theatre
  • Education and Performing Arts