Drama and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

University of East Anglia UEA

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( 4.3) 1412 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE WW84
**About This Course**This unique degree unites UEA’s strengths in creative writing and in drama to immerse you in all aspects of the reading, writing and staging of plays.You will study creative writing for theatre, cinema, television and radio – while exploring the practice, criticism and history of dramatic literature and performance. Your writing will be enriched by an awareness of theatrical and literary traditions from around the globe.Alongside your modules in scriptwriting, you’ll take ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
87th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
21st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
29th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
9th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Creative Writing

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 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Creative Writing graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Creative Writing graduate salary
£19,000

Drama

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Drama graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Drama graduate salary
£19,000

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

Creative Writing

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
79%
History
33%
Drama
29%
Psychology
20%
English Language & Literature
15%

Drama

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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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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£9,250 per year
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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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£15,900 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Script Writing reviews

Script Writing
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Student Reviewer
28 Oct 19

Drama and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

It’s been great. Hard and challenging and I’ve had issues with workload sometimes but really fun, safe, active and...
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Anonymous
10 Dec 18

Drama and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Really great time, am happier here than I was before I came...

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How Script Writing students rated:

Student rating ( 4.8) 5 reviews

5 star 80%
4 star 20%
3 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 1,412 reviews

5 star 43%
4 star 45%
3 star 11%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
University of East Anglia UEA
CompUniGuide ranking
21st
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
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The University of East Anglia (UEA) is located in 320 acres of parkland, in the East Anglian cathedral city of Norwich. It is home to Norwich Research Park, one of Europe’s biggest community of researchers in the area of environment, health and plant science. Sports facilities on site include the Sportspark which has an Olympic-sized swimming pool. Other notable fixtures include The Sainsbury's Centre for Visual Arts, a famous public art museum located on campus. The Uni also hosts an international Literary Festival which has hosted world renowned authors such as Ian McEwan, Kazuo Ishiguro and Anne Enright (all alumni of UEA's Creative Writing course). The University has long been successful in the league tables and consistently ranks in the top 15, ranking 14th in the Complete University Guide 2019.

Where you'll study

University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia Norwich
Norfolk
NR4 7TJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Norwich  1.7 miles away