Ways to study this course – UCAS Code: W461
BA (Hons) 3 years full-time 2014
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UCAS points guide Tuition fee % applicants receiving offers

No entry details provided

£9,000

44%

Subjects Student score % employed or in further study Average graduate salary
Drama
MEDIUM 76% LOW 88% HIGH £18.1k

What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level None stated
Scottish Highers None stated
BTEC Diploma None stated
UCAS tariff points None stated

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of No entry details provided and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,000

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 £3,465 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,465 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest

% applicants receiving offers

44%

This can indicate the level of competition for places on this course, but a high percentage doesn’t guarantee that you’ll get one, and vice versa.

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

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

Students study interpretation; visualisation; technical drawing; and model making. Applicants also study film and stop-motion animation, set design, character design and miniature model making.

Modules

Year 1: Students are introduced to and receive initial training in the necessary skills of interpretation, visualisation, technical drawing and model making. Year 2: The course offers opportunities to study: film and stop-motion animation, set design, character design and miniature model making. Year 3: The final year of study is developed through a learning agreement that you negotiate with your tutors.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
29%
71%

Year 1

24%
76%

Year 2

11%
89%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
100%

Year 1

100%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

Wimbledon College of Arts, University of the Arts London

Wimbledon College of Art has a long history as a leading specialist art college in London and we are now established within the University of the Arts London as the sixth college of the University. We are a subject specific College: this means that our main subject areas - Fine Art and Theatre Design - are broken down into subject specific pathways.

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

Who studies this subject?

Sources: BestCourse4Me & 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

6% of students here are from outside the UK

Drop-out rate

5% of students do not continue into the second year of their course

Full-time / Part-time

0% of students are part-time

Male / Female

79% of students are female

Achievement

62% of students achieved a 2:1 or above

Typical UCAS points

260 entry points typically achieved by students

Most popular subjects students studied before attending

Here's an idea of the academic background of students from the last five years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.

English Literature

29%

Most common grade was B (30%)

Drama and Theatre Studies

25%

Most common grade was A (42%)

Art and Design

72%

Most common grade was A (42%)

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 78%
Student score MEDIUM 76%

Able to access IT resources

87%

Staff made the subject interesting

86%

Library resources are satisfactory

84%

Feedback on work has been helpful

67%

Feedback on work has been prompt

74%

Staff are good at explaining things

84%

Received sufficient advice and support

76%

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 LOW 88%
Average graduate salary HIGH £18.1k

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

7%

Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

6%

Graduates who are artistic, literary and media occupations

14%

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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