What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
AAB - ABB From 3 A levels (General Studies accepted)
Majority B grades, in conjunction with Advanced Highers of AB including Drama
AB including Drama, plus Highers at majority B grades
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: DDM
34 points with 6 5 5 at HL including HL English or Theatre Arts
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128-136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers65%
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
Loughborough Universityâ??s degree course in Drama is a superb opportunity for those passionate about the theory and practice of Drama. Our expert staff teach modules in a vast range of subject areas, including technical theatre, performance work, directing and stage management, scriptwriting, Drama theory, and much more. The course offers great flexibility through its mixture of compulsory and optional modules, allowing you to tailor your studies to your interests. Through this flexibility you will develop your ability to analyse and argue to your full potential, and gain the essential knowledge and transferable skills for careers beyond Loughborough.
Year 1: Theatre studies: practical; theoretical; historical & technical. Year 2 and 3: In each year students take compulsory modules: theatre practice and group project; optional modules can be taken in: 20th-century British drama; playwriting and dramaturgy; technical theatre (advanced); staging the Renaissance; Shakespeare conference project; costume design; gender; devising and performance; 19th-century British drama; 19th-century European drama; 20th-century American drama; representing performing; gender (culture and presentation); Caryl Churchill; form (agency, politics); television studies scenography; theatre funding in the UK; theatre in education; costume design; scenography; individual topic; lighting design; theatre in education; dissertation.
The Loughborough experience is an unrivalled mix of exciting campus life, sporting chances, diverse universal cultures, industrial links and world-class research. With two major cities nearby, a great uni / union relationship and the biggest higher education campus in Europe, you're in for some unforgettable times. Our 16,000 students enjoy more than 8,000 nights out at the union.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
What do the numbers say for
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What do students think about this subject here?
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.
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
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
Here's an idea of the academic background of students from previous years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.
Drama and Theatre Studies
What are graduates doing after six months?
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?