Drama and Applied Theatre BA (Hons)

London South Bank University

Student rating
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( 3.7) 629 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE W440
The BA (Hons) Drama and Applied Theatre allows you to study a range of drama techniques and practice, as well as providing a distinctive insight into applied theatre: making you highly employable after you graduate. During your three-year course youll build core performance strengths in acting technique, movement, expressiveness, scene study, and characterisation. Alongside this youll also engage your skills as a creative actor and performer through the exploration of innovative contemporary... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
131st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
87th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
48th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Drama

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 83 = 17% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Drama graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Drama graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, October 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Drama

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Drama
66%
English Literature
33%
Media Studies
20%
Psychology
15%
English Language & Literature
10%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£13,780 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: There may be slight increase in the year 2020/21..

International Students
International Fees
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Latest Drama Studies reviews

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23 Feb 17

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its been fun I got everything I needed to hone my...
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23 Feb 17

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How Drama Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 3.1) 7 reviews

5 star 15%
4 star 29%
3 star 28%
2 star 14%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.7) 629 reviews

5 star 19%
4 star 47%
3 star 26%
2 star 5%
1 star 3%
London South Bank University
CompUniGuide ranking
87th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.7)
London South Bank University (LSBU) is a vibrant, multinational university with a 'can do, go do' attitude and big ambitions to be London's top modern university. They welcome over 18,000 students from 130+ countries and have a global alumni of over 80,000 graduates. LSBU has served south London and beyond for over 125 years with a consistent commitment to providing high-quality education to all. In 2017 the university was awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. The university also has strong links with employers and courses are applied, accredited and offer placement opportunities. LSBU has seven Schools that support students, undertake world-leading research and remain heavily engaged with their respective industries.

Where you'll study

London South Bank University

103 Borough Road
London
Southwark
SE1 0AA United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Elephant & Castle  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: Elephant & Castle  0.2 miles away

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