Drama, Theatre and Applied Performance (with Foundation Year)

Newman University, Birmingham

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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The Foundation Year offers an innovative new pathway into your degree. It is the first part of a four-year degree programme. It provides an alternative route for those unable to meet the traditional entry requirements for a three-year degree. It will prepare you for your degree studies in a supportive and stimulating learning environment. 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

Please go to the Drama, Theatre and Applied Performance web page for further information. https://newman.ac.uk/course/drama-theatre-and-applied-performance-ba-hons/full-time/


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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

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Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeW410
Institution code N36
Campus nameNewman University
Campus codeN

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

This course is not currently accepting international applications.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 - 95 points

All students begin by applying through UCAS. Those with considerable work and life experience of a complexity that demonstrates an aptitude to study at degree level, but with no formal qualifications, may also be accepted. Different degree pathway options available at the end of the Foundation year have different entry requirements. Whilst not a condition of entry onto the Foundation Year, students wishing to enter particular routes will need to meet these by the time they complete the year.


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

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). Fees for the following three years are currently £9,250 per year.

Provider information

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Newman University, Birmingham
Genners Lane
Bartley Green
Birmingham
B32 3NT


Clearing contact details

Admissions

01214761181

01214761196

Course Clearing information

Additional information

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Course contact details

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Our friendly, helpful Admissions team

0121 476 1181 (3662)

0121 476 1196

Drama, Theatre and Applied Performance (with Foundation Year) at Newman University, Birmingham - UCAS