Edge Hill University

Drama Edge Hill University Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Gold

Edge Hill University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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This degree places live performance and the play-text at the centre of the theatrical event. With award-winning expertise in playwriting, directing, acting and community theatre, our staff will work alongside you as you balance practical creativity, technique enhancement and theoretical study to develop as a reflective and articulate practitioner equipped with the graduate skills sought after in the creative industries. As part of our drama student community you should be passionate, motivated and keen to develop specialist interests in areas such as acting, directing, writing or applied drama. You will relate your practice to critical theories, theatre histories and contemporary ideas to develop artistic skills and vision in professional theatre spaces. Optional modules are available in theatre specialisms, as well as in areas including Musical Theatre and Circus Arts to broaden your experience further.

Course details

Modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

Assessment is through a balanced mixture of practical and written work including essays, reflective journals, workshop performances, full productions and oral presentations. Practical work and research go hand-in-hand and all good practice is informed by sound theoretical investigation. In assessment, therefore, you can expect to be tested on both your practical and theoretical knowledge and understanding. You will also be encouraged to reflect critically on your learning and use journals to reflect on your personal development.


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 W402
Institution code E42
Campus name Ormskirk (Main Campus)
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

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points Preferably to include Performing Arts, Drama, Theatre Studies. Other subjects will be considered if you have demonstrable interest or experience in drama.

Relevant experience will be taken into account.
A level BBB Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.

A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.

A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.
Access to HE Diploma D: 24 credits
M: 21 credits
P: 0 credits
Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 A minimum of five subjects at Grade H1-H3 will be required.

As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards.

For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email study@edgehill.ac.uk.

Additional entry requirements

Audition

Interview

Eligible applicants will be invited to an audition.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Additional fee information

Visit edgehill.ac.uk/moneymatters for more information.

Provider information

Visit our website

Edge Hill University
St Helens Road
Ormskirk
L39 4QP


Course contact details

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Course Enquiries Team

+44 (0)1695 657000