Lancaster University

Drama, Theatre and Performance Lancaster University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

TEF Gold

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Our flexible modules examine contemporary drama, dance, theatre and performance from a practical and theoretical perspective, allowing you to develop your preferred creative focus. Our team of experts includes world-leading research specialists, contemporary theatre practitioners and an Ibsen award-winner. They will help you to build your professional network and enjoy the strong sense of community here at LICA.

The first year introduces theoretical and practical tools and a variety of genres, media and historical periods, ranging from Shakespeare to post dramatic theatre. In Years 2 and 3 you can focus solely on Theatre or you can include options from other disciplines in LICA including Art, Design and Film, or LICA’s vocational Placement and Enterprise modules, enabling you to expand your network of contacts, influences and experience.

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 W440
Institution code L14
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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level ABB Theatre, Drama, Dance or Performance are considered desirable but applications from those studying other subjects who can demonstrate experience and interest in practical theatre are welcomed
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
In a relevant subject
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points With 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Fees for International students vary from £18,700 – £22,550 depending on the degree programme you want to study. Please visit our website for details of the specific fees for the degree programme you wish to study.

Provider information

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Lancaster University

Course contact details

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Undergraduate Admissions Office