University of Bristol

Theatre and French

UCAS Code: W43F
BA (Hons) 4 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide

60-153

% applicants receiving offers

50%

Subjects
  • French studies
  • Drama
Student score
73% LOW
72% LOW
% employed or in further study
96% MED
93% LOW
Average graduate salary
£22k HIGH
£18k HIGH
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
AAB

AAB including French French.

Scottish Highers
AAABB-AB

SH: AAABB and AH: AB including French French.

Scottish Advanced Highers
AB

French.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
DDD

DDD plus grade B in A-level French* *All applicants should demonstrate a proven capacity for language learning, usually with A-level French at grade B or above.

International Baccalaureate
34

34 overall to include 17 points at Higher Level with 5 in Higher Level French.

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 60-153 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

50%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

Not available

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Theatre and Performance Studies at Bristol is characterised by the way we blend historical and theoretical study with practice-based investigations. You will encounter a mixture of lectures, seminars and practical workshops. You will study historical contexts, consider critical perspectives and engage in practice-based activities, using our two in-house theatres for your presentations. You will also have access to our museum-accredited theatre archive and twenty four hour rehearsal space. Facilities include the professionally equipped Wickham Theatre, sound and design studios and a costume workshop.

Modules

We don't have any module info yet.

University of Bristol

Inside one of the campus buildings

The University of Bristol is world-renowned with a reputation for academic excellence and has a vibrant student community that's passionate about everything from volunteering to hot air ballooning. Come to Bristol to earn a brilliant degree, develop interests and make life-long friends. It's easy to get involved: our students take part in 192 societies and 52 sports clubs.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
26%
74%

Year 1

18%
82%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

33%
67%

Year 4

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
18%
61%
21%

Year 1

46%
39%
15%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

13%
65%
22%

Year 4

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 80%
Student score 73% LOW
Able to access IT resources

96%

Staff made the subject interesting

88%

Library resources are satisfactory

82%

Feedback on work has been helpful

59%

Feedback on work has been prompt

72%

Staff are good at explaining things

95%

Received sufficient advice and support

78%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
3% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
73% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
1% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
439 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
95% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
2% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 96% MED
Average graduate salary £22k HIGH
Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

10%

Graduates who are media professionals

8%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

13%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
It's often said the UK doesn't produce enough modern language graduates, and graduates from French courses have a lot of options available to them when they complete their courses. About one in seven get jobs elsewhere in the EU – often as English teachers – which is much higher than for most subjects. Those who want to stay at home to work find jobs in education, and anywhere good communication skills are a must. That means you can find French graduates in marketing, business and finance and the arts - as events organisers, projects managers, management consultants, and, of course, translators. But remember, whilst employers say they rate graduates who have more than one language, you need to have them as part of a whole package of good skills.
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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 75%
Student score 72% LOW
Able to access IT resources

80%

Staff made the subject interesting

87%

Library resources are satisfactory

70%

Feedback on work has been helpful

60%

Feedback on work has been prompt

63%

Staff are good at explaining things

82%

Received sufficient advice and support

67%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
13% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
72% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
5% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
483 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
100% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
3% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 93% LOW
Average graduate salary £18k HIGH
Graduates who are managers and proprietors in other services

7%

Graduates who are artistic, literary and media occupations

20%

Graduates who are other elementary services occupations

11%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Drama is a very popular degree subject – in 2012, over 5,800 degrees were awarded to UK graduates. With so many graduates around, jobs in acting are very sought-after and often gained through personal contacts, so be prepared to practise your people skills. But there are lots of roles in the arts for drama graduates, in direction, production, design, journalism and PR. The skills taught by drama courses can be useful elsewhere – a lot of the economy can use people who can perform and present in front of others, and so drama graduates can be found in teaching, management, advertising, project and events organisation and community work. Be aware that freelancing and self-employment is common, as are what is termed 'portfolio careers' – having several part-time jobs or commissions at once – over one in ten drama graduates last year had more than one job on the go at once after six months.
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