University of chester drama

By | 11th May 2017

University of chester drama

Drama and Theatre Studies

BA (Hons)

Creatively engage with traditional forms of theatre and challenge the confines of a traditional theatre space, both practically and theoretically.

Course overview

We will encourage you to creatively engage with traditional forms of theatre, as well as beyond the confines of a traditional theatre space. We want you to enjoy the challenges of creating work in urban and rural spaces, community centres and schools, and through digital media. Scholars/practitioners and visiting artists may be involved in teaching this course, all of whom share a passion for the discipline and are actively involved with the professional industry.

University of chester drama

Why Study Drama and Theatre Studies with us?

Studying Drama and Theatre Studies at Chester involves: a dynamic, international team of tutors, with a wealth of industry experience; a wide range of modular choices, which reflects the expertise of the staff team; studying in a Department that enjoys excellent links with the professional industry, both nationally and internationally.

The staff team currently includes experienced theatre directors, applied theatre practitioners, live art specialists and expertise in actor training and physical theatre.

Entry Requirements

Typical Entry112 UCAS points
GCE A Level112 UCAS points from GCE A Levels or equivalent. Typical offer – BCC/BBC. Specific subjects/grades required for entry: Drama & Theatre Studies or Performing Arts
BTECAccepted in addition to A level Drama & Theatre Studies, Performing Arts, Performance Studies or Theatre Studies (or equivalent).
Irish/Scottish HighersAccepted in addition to A level Drama & Theatre Studies, Performing Arts, Performance Studies or Theatre Studies
International Baccalaureate26 Points Including Theatre at HL 5 or above
AccessAccess to HE Diploma, to include 45 credits at level 3, of which 30 must be at Merit or above
OCRAccepted in addition to A level Drama & Theatre Studies, Performing Arts, Performance Studies or Theatre Studies
Extra InformationPlease note that we accept a maximum of 8 UCAS points from GCE AS Levels and that the Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and A Level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A Levels and BTECs/OCRs. Applicants will be invited to audition which will involve participation in a group workshop.

If you have any questions, or are unsure if your qualifications meet these requirements, please contact us using the details below.

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