What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Any Subject at grade B and Any Subject at grade C and Any Subject at grade C.
Any Subject at grade B and Any Subject at grade B and Any Subject at grade B and Any Subject at grade B.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers53%
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
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If you are interested in exploring practical careers in teaching, devising or the application of performance techniques in a variety of contexts then this programme is for you. The BA (Hons) Drama emphasises the use of drama in education, educational and youth theatre, and applied performance approaches that will connect you with national and global practice. You will experience innovative strategies in teaching and learning through drama via an intensive exploration that encompasses practical and theoretical approaches, and performance styles from a range of historical and cultural perspectives. You will develop knowledge of a range of practices comprising Process Drama, Story Drama, Applied Performance, Community Theatre, improvisation, devising, and adapting material for a range of young audiences, as well as essential literary skills required for textual interpretation, writing and critical analysis. You will enjoy excellent studio facilities and access to experience productions at Northampton's nationally recognised Royal & Derngate as well as the Universityâ??s own BA (Hons) Acting student productions. The dynamic relationship with the Royal & Derngate provides many exciting possibilities for developing practical skills in Youth Theatre leadership and Childrenâ??s Theatre in particular. ?
Modules include: Actor and text; writing for performance; performance skills improvisation, voice, body and text; introduction to theatre and performance theories and practices; performance technology; practice-led drama specialist study; professional practices 1; theories and movements of performance (practice); adaptations; professional practices 2.
Come to the University of Northampton and you will see that we do things a bit differently. We know that sharing knowledge, supporting creativity and striving to make a positive difference will change the future. What motivates us is the drive to help people make the changes that will transform their lives – people like you.
How you'll spend your time
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Lectures / seminars||29%||39%||16%|
- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
- Written exams
- Practical exams
What do the numbers say for
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What do students think about this subject here?
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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
English Language and Literature
What are graduates doing after six months?
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