University of Worcester

Drama & Performance and English Literature University of Worcester Degree level: Undergraduate

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Overview

In combination, Drama & Performance and English Literature provide you with an opportunity to develop your practical experience and academic study of making and presenting theatre alongside wider academic study of plays and other literary forms written in English.

As you progress, you may choose to select modules that maintain a deliberately wide-ranging approach. Alternatively, however, you can hone and focus in on your own interests, creating opportunities to develop more specialist complementary, extended projects across the two subject areas.

Both subject areas aim to support your understanding of the range of possibilities that could be available to you on graduation and, as well as the option to undertake work placements, there are opportunities to explore postgraduate study and to investigate, with those who are already working in them, career paths in teaching, the creative and cultural industries and other employment sectors in which graduates of theatre and English literature courses find work.

If you like both academic study and creative, practical work - and if reading, performing and exploring 'contemporary' cultural forms are what excite your curiosity (with 'contemporary' embracing not just the culture of your today but the todays of diverse others, from readers, writers and performers in 17th century England to those of 20th century America) - then this joint honours course may well be the one for you.

Key features

  • Strong emphasis on the development of advanced literacy and communication skills

  • Very stimulating and motivating course

  • Drama & Performance element predominantly taught in two state-of-the-art drama studios, fully equipped with lighting, sound, video and projection facilities

  • Study diverse literatures emanating from the sixteenth through to the twenty-first centuries - and encompassing both 'canonical' and 'marginal' texts

  • Earn-as-You-Learn opportunities

  • Opportunities to play an active role in local and regional literature festivals, related events and a work project module

  • Tailor your course to your individual needs with a joint honours degree

Learn more about the course at our Open Days

Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.

Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Course details

Modules

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Assessment method

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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

*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!

Application codes

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

Course code WQ43
Institution code W80
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 104 points Which must include A-level English at grade C or above

The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £12,700 * 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

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.

Provider information

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University of Worcester
Henwick Grove
Worcester
WR2 6AJ


Course contact details

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Admissions Office

01905 855111

Fax: 01905 855377