Drama, Theatre and Applied Performance at Newman University, Birmingham - UCAS

Drama, Theatre and Applied Performance

Newman University, Birmingham

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

TEF Silver

Newman University, Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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Drama at Newman is a richly diverse programme with three main strands:

  • A performance element in which you will take part in productions, performed at professional venues such as the REP Theatre, Midlands Arts Centre and The Crescent Theatre
  • Applied Drama, including Community Drama and Theatre-in-Education.
  • a strand which traces the development of the art form and develops your critical thinking.
  • You will work with professional theatre companies such as Big Brum Theatre in Education Company, and receive specialist training from professionals with particular expertise.
Our performance facilities ensure students devise, rehearse and perform in an appropriate environment.

Course details

Modules

We pride ourselves on giving good academic and individual support to each of our students. Teaching is varied and assessment is much more than just essays and exams, involving presentations, productions and written work, essays, reviews and log books.


Unistats information

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100%
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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 144 points You must achieve at least 96 UCAS points including a minimum of CC at A Level or equivalent (e.g. MM at BTEC Diploma or MPP at BTEC Extended Diploma) towards the total tariff.
Access to HE Diploma Students can achieve the requirements with a combination of Distinction, Merit and Pass grades at level 3 achieved from a completed Access course. 96 UCAS Points: D21-M3-P21; D18-M9-P18; D15-M15-P15; D12-M21-P12; D9-M27-P9; D6-M33-P6; D3-M39-P3; D0-M45-P0

On enrolment this degree requires 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (or C) or above including English.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.newman.ac.uk/course/drama-theatre-and-applied-performance-ba-hons/part-time/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £5130 Year 1
England £5130 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5130 Year 1
Scotland £5130 Year 1
Wales £5130 Year 1
Channel Islands £5130 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees shown are for 2020/21 academic year. The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments).
Drama, Theatre and Applied Performance at Newman University, Birmingham - UCAS