What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
- From at least 2 A Levels - Five GCSEs A*-C (9-4) including English Language or Literature
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers67%
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.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
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
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
Performing Arts at DMU is a highly practical, distinctive course that immerses you in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary practice, preparing you to enter the 21st century Performing Arts industry. Incorporating many contemporary arts disciplines, including acting, dance, voice, physical theatre, music theatre, sound design and digital video, the course celebrates and interrogates the possibilities of live and digital arts in a range of performance contexts, from the traditional to the avant-garde. With a focus on making performance, you are supported to develop as individual, innovative artists, able to create, perform and manage yourselves, and others, within the national and international performing arts industries.
Year One • Project 1 - Dramatic Performance • Project 2 - Post Dramatic Performance • Project 3 - Contemporary Music Theatre • Project 4 - Physical Theatre Year Two • Project 5 - Performing Mixed Reality • Project 6 - Site • Project 7 - Score Marking • Project 8 - Deconstructing Disney • Perspectives on Performance and Digital Arts • Applied Performance • Teaching and Leading Dance 1 • Promoting Dance • Devising • The Healthy Practitioner • Creative Enterprise 1 • Technical Stage Production Year Three Students choose from a range of modules offered from the list below. This enables students, in their final year, to specialise. Modules offered may include: • Performance Company • International Performance Project • Performance Research Project 1 • Performance Research Proejct 2 • Education and the Performing Arts • Teaching and Leading Dance 2 • Live Art • Music, Media and Community Arts • Music Industry Management • Media Industry Management • Creative Media and Performance 1 • Creative Media and Performance 2 • Placement 1 • Creative Enterprise 2 • Contemporary Screen Dance: Concept to Production
The £136 million campus transformation at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) has created the modern, inspiring environment students deserve. DMU has been named as one of the 150 best young universities in the world by the influential Times Higher Education magazine, and rated as No.1 for graduate employability, and in the top three for teaching excellence among UK universities, in a preliminary study by the Times Higher Education magazine.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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Drama and Theatre Studies
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