Newman University, Birmingham

Degree level: Undergraduate

Drama, Theatre and Applied Performance (Top-up)

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Course summary

This course will enable you to convert your foundation degree or HND to a full BA (Hons) degree so you can progress your career within the field of Drama, Theatre and Applied Performance. Top Up Drama at Newman offers you opportunities to: • take part in a major production, performed at a professional venue such as the REP Theatre, Midlands Arts Centre or The Crescent Theatre • develop your understanding and expertise in the field of Applied Drama in Educational, Healthcare & Wellbeing contexts and environments. • work on either a practical or written dissertation in which you can explore whatever excites and intrigues you most! Why study this course? • Drama at Newman offers students the opportunity to learn in a way which dissolves the traditional distinctions between ‘theory’ and ‘practice’. Students work on their feet, actively exploring and applying a range of dramatic ideas and approaches , then pausing at key moments to reflect upon what (and how) they are learning. • All students have opportunities to take part in productions • Students can learn about and participate in a range of Applied drama approaches. • Students can choose between a traditional written dissertation and a practical dissertation. • Students receive specialist training from professionals with particular expertise. • Students can develop their critical thinking skills and deepen their knowledge and understanding of Drama as an art form exploring what it is to be human. • Our performance facilities ensure students devise, rehearse and perform in an appropriate environment.

Course details

Modules

Please see the Newman University website for details.

Assessment method

Please see the Newman University website for details.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
W40A
Institution code:
N36
Campus name:
Newman University
Campus code:
N

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is currently not accepting applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applicants will need to have 120 credits at level 4 and 120 credits at level 5 in a relevant Foundation Degree or HND.

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

http://www.newman.ac.uk/single-and-joint-honours/3468/drama-full-time-top-up-award#tab-entry

Additional entry requirements

Audition

All applicants will be invited to prepare a short audition piece.

Interview


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Whole course
England £9250 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9250 Whole course
Scotland £9250 Whole course
Wales £9250 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fees shown are for 2022/23 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, where applicable. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments. Additional cost information associated with undergraduate degrees can be found at https://www.newman.ac.uk/knowledge-base/additional-costs-for-undergraduate-courses/
Drama, Theatre and Applied Performance (Top-up) at Newman University, Birmingham - UCAS