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Drama

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSEs in English (Language or Literature) and Maths at grade 4/C or above.

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104

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About this course


This course has alternative study modes. Contact the university to find out how the information below might vary.

Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Other options

4.0 years | Sandwich | 2022

6.0 years | Part-time | 2022

Subject

Drama

Join an exciting and challenging Drama degree that will support you to become a future industry leader. Study Drama at Greenwich and develop the skills for success in the Creative and Performing Arts.

Drama at Greenwich is an innovative and practice-led course where you learn and work out of the Bathway Theatre in Woolwich - a specialist facility with six studios and a flexible auditorium. You'll be taught by world-leading academics and theatre practitioners with exceptional partnerships with industry.

Take part in a range of modules from devising to technical theatre, directing and writing. Hone your performance skills through large-scale public productions and create your own Theatre Company in the final year to kick-start your professional future.

Our 4-year 'sandwich' mode includes a professional practice year, where you work with one of our industry partners or study abroad in the USA.

**What you should know about this course**

- Study at the amazing Bathway Theatre in Woolwich, choosing from a diverse range of modules.

- All modules combine theory and practice, so you can acquire expertise in performing, theatre making, critical writing and public speaking.

- Specific performance practices such as applied drama, physical theatre and contemporary performance allow you to show your work in different contexts and platforms.

- Trips to London West End Theatre and fringe theatre scene are part of your learning and are embedded in the course modules.

- Each summer we take a team of students to perform in the famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment methods

On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required.

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Tuition fees

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

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£14,500
per year
International
£14,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)

Department:

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Drama

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

72%
UK students
28%
International students
32%
Male students
68%
Female students
86%
2:1 or above
19%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
C
C

After graduation


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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.

£16,640
med
Average annual salary
97%
med
Employed or in further education
68%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

18%
Artistic, literary and media occupations
16%
Other elementary services occupations
7%
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.

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£16k

£16k

£19k

£19k

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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Lower entry requirements
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