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BA 3 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide

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% applicants receiving offers

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  • Drama
Student score
82% MED
% employed or in further study
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Average graduate salary
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
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Passes in 2 subjects at Advanced Level (where appropriate, AS level performance will be taken into account to the advantage of the applicant)

Scottish Highers
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3 C grades

BTEC Diploma
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UCAS tariff points
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% applicants receiving offers

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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


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

We offer the only Higher Education programme of this kind in Scotland with world-class facilities in both state of the art performance technology and new purpose-built high specification production workshops. We have close partnerships with organisations like the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Scottish Opera and the National Theatre of Scotland so you develop your abilities in a real world context. The focus is on building high-level practical skills at the same time as taking on greater responsibility for the management of resources and leadership in productions. Weâ??l l help you to develop the skills and professionalism to work collaboratively with directors, producers, and performers. This is a key benefit of studying at a Conservatoire where you work together with other creative disciplines. In fact, the programme engages with the broadest range of performance arts of any UK conservatoire.


Year 1: Level 1 is based on experiencing all areas of the theatre production process as well as building initial skills and knowledge in the major subject. Students receive a broad based introduction to the production environment and examine the design process through the 5 core subjects culminating in the choice of a minor subject to compliment their major study pathway. Students also investigate the collaborative nature of production and performance have the opportunity to work with other level one students from across the Conservatoire on small collaborative projects. Year 2: Level 2 aims to help students consolidate their fundamental skills and knowledge and then to introduce them to more advanced approaches and techniques including management and self-promotion. Production Arts students begin by engaging with practice based work on Conservatoire productions as part of a collaborative team with students from Level 3. Processes, skills and techniques are gathered as well as the opportunity to observe senior students in managerial positions. Design students explore the design process from concept to final presentation through a personal projects and begin the process of designing for a fully realised production. Year 3: Each student negotiates their individual pathway in the 3rd year in order to take effectively take advantage of the available production roles, personal projects, choice modules and secondment opportunities over the 2 trimesters. The Secondment ensures they are making contacts with industry practitioners and potential employers. A Showcase of work, organise and created by the final year students goes on display in May of the final year and a range of potential employers , as well as friend and family are invited to see your work at close range.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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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 88%
Student score 82% MED
Able to access IT resources


Staff made the subject interesting


Library resources are satisfactory


Feedback on work has been helpful


Feedback on work has been prompt


Staff are good at explaining things


Received sufficient advice and support



Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

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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?

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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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