University of Hull has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Combine drama and English to study language, literature and performance at a university whose graduates go on to write and perform around the world.
Hull has an established reputation for both drama and English. We have pioneered drama for more than 50 years, and many of our graduates have gone on to notable careers in theatre, TV and film. And with Philip Larkin, Winifred Holtby and Andrew Marvell among the notable figures who've left their mark on the city, you won’t have to look far for literary inspiration.
Enjoy exclusive access to the Gulbenkian Centre, a Grade ll listed building featuring a theatre, studios and workshop spaces
99% of our students are in work or further study six months after graduating (UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey for the academic year 2016/17, published by HESA 2018)
- Benefit from the facilities of Middleton Hall where we've invested £9.5 million to create a concert venue, music theatre and cinema, with industry-standard recording facilities
Develop your talents as a performer, critic, writer, technician or designer. We also enjoy strong relationships with local arts organisations including Hull Truck Theatre and Opera North.
Official Team GB partners
Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it.
What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership.
We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else.
Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb
Travels in Text and Time
Approaches to Theatre 1
Approaches to Theatre 2
Safe Working Practices
Drama and Performance
Theatre Practice 1: Research and Development
Theatre Practice 2: Production
Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama
Sentiment and Scandal: Literature of the Long 18th Century
British and American Modernism
Exploratory Practices 1
Performance Perspectives 2: Contexts and Criticisms
Performance Perspectives 1: Making Meaning
The Age of Chivalry and Romance
Love and Desire in Renaissance Literature, c. 1530 - 1633
Visionaries and Rebels: Romantic Poets from Blake to Tennyson
Brief Encounters with the Victorians
Voyage Out: Travel, Empire and Cultural Encounters
The Child in British and American Literature and Culture
Written on the Body: Rethinking Gender and Sexuality
Making Performance 1: Research and Development
Making Performance 2: Production
Dissertation and Dissertation Preparation
Exploratory Practices 2
Performance Perspectives 3: Approaching Audiences
Playing God: Late Medieval Drama, from Page to Stage
Unruly Subjects and Renaissance Texts
Writing the Revolution: Sex, Religion and Politics in the Literature of 17th-century England
Secrets and Lies: Victorian Decadence and Degeneration 1860-1901
Childhood Trauma and Its Aftermath in Contemporary Fiction
Special Author: Shakespeare
Historical Fantasy: Malory to Gaiman
All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.
You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree.
Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests.
Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work.
Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||The University of Hull|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||
Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
Irish Leaving Certificate
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points|
Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk|
|Institution's Own Test||University of Hull English Language Programme||60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Clearing contact details
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Undergraduate Admissions Team