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Page, Stage and Screen

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

UCAS Tariff

112

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Theatre studies

Do you want to explore the creative process from pen to production? Whether it’s in front of the camera, in the theatre spotlight, or as the creative storyteller behind tomorrow’s masterpieces – we can help you get there with our BA (hons) Page, Stage and Screen course.

With Staffordshire University, you will study traditional, modern and future methods involved in the full cycle of creative and visual storytelling – from the written word to the dizzying heights of stage, television and film production.

Our BA (Hons) Page, Stage and Screen course combines the experimental art of drama and stage performance, with the skills of storytelling. You will explore and apply the concepts of drama, film, literature and creative writing disciplines, to give you a creative and drama-led skillset that will give you the employability edge you need to break into multiple creative and entertainment industries when you graduate.

Alongside experienced and industry-practiced academics, that include trained actors and published authors, you will develop your expertise in practical and theoretical work and emphasise your creative side through exploration, process, and critical understanding. Throughout your degree you will move fluidly through the creation, reception and consumption of modern-day medias, culminating in the development of an agile and marketable skillset.

What’s more, as a student of our award-winning institution, we guarantee you the opportunity of work experience or a placement during your studies, which could give you a critical insight into the theatre, creative, education and entertainment industries.

During your course you will be given the option to undertake a work placement, which we will aid you in negotiated. You can complete your placement locally, nationally or internationally in settings like educational establishments, media and film companies, publishing houses, television, audio and radio companies, music studios, labels, agencies, libraries, theatre and other arts and cultural organisations, or even within the university itself.

Modules

Level 4: Storytelling, directing and dramaturgy worldwide, Creative Encounters: Freeing the Creative Imagination, ‘isms’: Styles and movements.

Level 5: Political storytelling, Across the Pond: American page, stage and screen, Shakespeare: from to page to Performance, Comedy: Stand-up, sit- coms and screwballs, Negotiated Project 1.

Level 6: Contemporary Worldwide Storytelling, Reds under the (cold) bed: Russian Storytelling, Future Self: Professional Work Experience, Adaptation for Page, Stage and Screen, Final Negotiated Project, Research Project.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£14,000
per year
International
£14,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)

Department:

Digital, Technologies and Arts

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

87%
high
Theatre studies

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Drama

Teaching and learning

87%
Staff make the subject interesting
76%
Staff are good at explaining things
84%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
89%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

68%
Library resources
69%
IT resources
82%
Course specific equipment and facilities
58%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

99%
UK students
1%
International students
42%
Male students
58%
Female students
92%
2:1 or above
9%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
B

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Drama

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£17,316
med
Average annual salary
94%
med
Employed or in further education
41%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

47%
Artistic, literary and media occupations
16%
Other elementary services occupations
6%
Teaching and educational professionals

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Performing arts

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£12k

£12k

£17k

£17k

£20k

£20k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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