What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 80-96 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers50%
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
Immerse yourself in contemporary theatre-making – as an actor, director, co-creator or workshop facilitator - as intensive training, production and performance experience develop your skills in professional theatre practice. Your preparation for a career as a performer or creator in the world of theatre will encompass acting, devising and directing on a range of CV-building projects – including public performances throughout, and a season of work that will be realised in small-scale companies in your final year – underpinned with a growing understanding of the theoretical concepts behind your work. Opportunities to collaborate on creative projects with students of other disciplines like Dance and English will broaden your range and employability skills.
As you progress though the course, you will have the opportunity to work in different areas of theatre such as a director, to facilitate workshops with local community groups, and to plan a season of work that will be realised in small-scale companies during the final part of your course. Consequently, a large part of the course engages with the many interrelationships between text and performance, and how to transfer creative ideas and knowledge into practice. Practical classes might take the form of workshops in creative writing, classes in acting, directing and devising and working on theatre productions. The course also offers you ample opportunity and guidance to develop your creative writing and production management skills.
The University of Bedfordshire is a modern and ambitious institution with students from more than 100 countries around the world, providing a truly global academic experience. Beds SU is here to ensure you get the most out of your time here - from academic to social, and support when you need it. For sport, head to our 8m Sport Science Centre, which was also used by Olympic athletes.
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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 taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall 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?