University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Drama

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Course summary

Join an exciting and challenging Drama degree that will support you to become a future industry leader. Study Drama at Greenwich and develop the skills for success in the Creative and Performing Arts. Drama at Greenwich is an innovative and practice-led course where you learn and work out of the Bathway Theatre - a specialist facility with six studios and a flexible auditorium. You'll be taught by world-leading academics and theatre practitioners with exceptional partnerships with industry. Take part in a range of modules from devising to technical theatre, directing and writing. Hone your performance skills through large-scale public productions and create your own Theatre Company in the final year to kick-start your professional future. Our 4-year 'sandwich' mode includes a professional practice year, where you work with one of our industry partners or study abroad in the USA. What you should know about this course

  • This course focuses on live performance with modules ranging from contemporary performance skills to modern dramatic texts and technical theatre.
  • All modules combine theory and practice, so you can acquire expertise in performing, theatre making, critical writing and public speaking.
  • Specific performance practices such as applied drama, physical theatre and contemporary performance allow you to show your work in different contexts and platforms.
  • Trips to London West End Theatre and fringe theatre scene are part of your learning and are embedded in the course modules.
  • Each summer we take a team of students to perform in the famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Course details

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.


How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We also accept UCAS points from alternative Level 3 qualifications including: BTEC Nationals, the International Baccalaureate and Scottish and Irish Highers. We also consider equivalent qualifications in English and Maths at Level 2, in place of GCSEs.

Additional entry requirements

Audition

Promising applicants will be invited to participate in either an audition workshop or a virtual interview event depending on location/circumstances.

Interview

Promising applicants will be invited to participate in either an audition workshop or a virtual interview event depending on location/circumstances.


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2020/21 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2021/22 academic year.
Drama at University of Greenwich - UCAS