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Course summary

Overview Theatre is the beating heart of the UK’s thriving creative industries. Internationally renowned for nurturing some of the world’s best talent both onstage and behind the scenes. Our campus is located only 20 minutes from London’s most prestigious theatres, you’ll benefit from exploring London’s theatre industry, from the world-famous West End to its unrivalled fringe scene. You will gain many opportunities to follow your passion, whatever your interest. This innovative degree will allow you to gain the skills you need to build a portfolio career in the arts. Our practical Theatre courses are designed in collaboration with industry to put you centre stage. We offer outstanding hands-on training in acting and performance, design and technical theatre, directing and producing for theatre. You will have the flexibility and creative freedom to test your creative powers in our theatre spaces on campus as well as partnering with venues and companies across and beyond London. Depending on your passion, you can graduate with one of the following pathways: · BA Theatre (Acting) · BA Theatre (Design) · BA Theatre (Directing) Follow in the footsteps of a long list of decorated graduates including: Alan Carr: Comedian, broadcaster and writer, Tangled Feet: Ensemble theatre company featured on BCC, ITC and The Guardian, Munotida Chinyanga: Director and Sonic Artist, Zakk Hein: Video designer, Associate at Luke Halls Studio, and many more. Learn more about the course and last year’s graduates on our Creative Graduates 2022 exhibition site. Why study Theatre with us? Wondering whether to choose a university course or a drama school? This course offers the best of both worlds by combining highly practical teaching and a wide range of performance opportunities with the chance to closely examine why and how theatre is made, giving you the freedom to pursue your interests and discover what makes you unique as a performer and practitioner. Course highlights Theatre Arts MDX presents… Join our student theatre companies and take part in a large-scale production project at the end of every year, leading to a third-year festival of original student work at a major London venue. Gain experience of the industry through a placement at one of our many partner venues and companies, including the National Theatre, Royal Opera House and Jackson’s Lane, or lead on your own professional projects. Work closely with visiting companies such as Gecko and People Show, as well as our faculty of industry practitioners, all of whom are expert professionals in their fields – spanning acting, design, technical theatre, directing, performance art, comedy, writing and more. Get hands-on in our cutting-edge theatres, workshops and VR spaces, and have your work seen at partner venues across and beyond London, including Camden People’s Theatre, Artsdepot, OPEN Ealing, Downstairs at the King’s Head, Teatro di Roma (Rome) and many more.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic59With at least 59 in all components

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £16600 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £16600 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
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