Rose Bruford College

Degree level: Undergraduate

Theatre Studies (Online Learning, full-time or part-time options)

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Course summary

This course has two start date options, January 2022 or September 2022. Reasons to study Theatre Studies • Our unique online programme will provide you with a gateway to specialist provision regardless of your location. • Developed by expert tutors in theatre and performance, the course has evolved to reflect the technological developments of the industry and online learning. It has also gained a reputation for rigour and excellence. • Our Virtual Learning Environment gives you access to a wealth of learning resources and a comprehensive choice of modules focussing on theatre making as a practice. • You will join an online community of enthusiasts, theatre professionals, teachers and returning learners and will be guided by expert practitioner-academics. Career opportunities Our graduates have gone on to work across a range of theatre-related roles and in education. Some continue on to further study on postgraduate programmes at the College and elsewhere. “I love this course because I can fit it in with my busy full-time working schedule and because of the opportunities to collaborate with others who share a passion for theatre; nationally and internationally.” Abbie Riddell, Theatre Events Assistant, Salisbury Playhouse.


Level 4: Theatres at Work The Craft of Playmaking Elements of the Performance Ways of Talking about Theatre: The Critical Audience Level 5: Shakespeare Naturalism The Playwright The Director The Actor and the Realist Tradition Musical Theatre: The American Golden Age Beyond the Stage: Space and Place / Live Artists at Work Level 6: Topics in Contemporary Theatre Brecht and the Epic Tradition in German Theatre Shakespeare in Performance Theatre of the Absurd The Empire Acts Back The Critic Ancient Greek Tragedy: History and Reception Independent Research Project (for BA Honours Degree) Please visit our website to view the programme and module specifications in detail:

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

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance is London’s International Drama School. We welcome students from around the world for both BA and MA/MFA degree study in performance, design, management and technical arts and short-term courses, summer schools and foundation diplomas. We use theatre training to help build global communities and relationships. We have links throughout the world in Europe, The Americas and Asia. We currently host students from over 45 different countries. We are training future graduates who will see the world stage as their future workplace. We are interested not only in welcoming international students and practitioners to our Sidcup campus and Central London locations but also working worldwide with partner institutions on student and staff exchanges, collaborative projects and wider research initiatives. You may find our international students web page and guide useful: We run webinars with virtual campus tours for prospective international students, you can register here:

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

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English language requirements

You must achieve a minimum score of IELTS 5.5 overall with no less than 5.5 in each component or a Secure English Language Test (SELT) equivalent to this score. We accept all Secure English Language Tests (SELTs) as approved by the UKVI.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6498 Year 1
International £6498 Year 1
England £6498 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6498 Year 1
Scotland £6498 Year 1
Wales £6498 Year 1
Channel Islands £6498 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £6498 Year 1

Additional fee information

Full time route: £6,498 per year (120 credits) Part Time route: 60 credits = £3249 20 credits = £1083 The full degree is 360 credits.
Theatre Studies (Online Learning, full-time or part-time options) at Rose Bruford College - UCAS