Drama BA (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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( 4.3) 3280 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE W400
BA (Hons) Drama allows you to fully experience different aspects of theatre arts. The course includes a range of optional specialist pathways which lead to the following awards:BA (Hons) Drama (Acting and Performance)BA (Hons) Drama (Applied Theatre)BA (Hons) Drama (Scriptwriting)BA (Hons) DramaAll pathways are led by award winning industry experts who will support you to acquire the necessary skills for professional work whether as an actor, performer, writer, facilitator or community-engaged... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time with time abroad | Main Site | 4 Years | SEP-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
27th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
56th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
48th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time With Time Abroad
4 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 - 92 = 8% 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
£18,000
UK Drama graduate salary
£17,000

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

Entry requirements
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UCAS Tariff
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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
47%
English Literature
45%
Performing Arts
18%
Religious Studies & Theology
15%
Film Studies
11%

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How Drama Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 28 reviews

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3 star 10%
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Student rating ( 4.3) 3,280 reviews

5 star 48%
4 star 38%
3 star 12%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Sutherland Building
Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 8ST United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.4 miles away

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