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Courses for 2023/24

BA Theatre & Performance

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Explore the cultural and historical practices of theatre-making. Gain a thorough understanding of production, design, directing and immersive performance.

BA Film & Television

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Attain a wider knowledge of screen cultures, styles and industries. Develop the technical skills you need to explore film and television with confidence and creativity.

BA Film & Theatre

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Move between media and broaden your thinking. Explore different forms and collaborate in the production of film, television and theatre work. 

Joint courses in Art

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Develop a critical understanding of contemporary art, film and/or modern theatre with this four-year combined degree.

Joint courses in Creative Writing

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Hone your writing skills and explore the important relationship between creative writing and film and/or theatre.

Joint courses in English Literature

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Gain a thorough understanding of literature and the dynamics between writing and performance on stage and screen.

Your future career

Many of our graduates go into the creative sectors. Overall, 95% of graduates from Film, Theatre and Television are in work or further study within 15 months of graduation. (Based on our analysis of HESA data © HESA 2022, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019/20; includes first degree Film, Theatre and Television responders).

You'll develop skills that are highly valued across the creative industries, opening up a diverse range of career opportunities. Many of our graduates have gone on to work for institutions such as the Arts Council, BBC, ITV and the British Film Institute. Others have joined with or founded independent creative ventures.

Read about our creative connections

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Fees, funding and scholarships

There is a variety of funding support available to our undergraduate students. You may be eligible for government loans, grants or bursaries. 

Students from the UK can receive government loans to help towards tuition fees and living costs. UK students may also be eligible for other grants and bursaries depending on their circumstances. 

Undergraduate fees and funding

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"There is always an opportunity for us to ask all the questions we may have about every aspect of theatre. Being able to discuss various ways of working that have proved effective for others also gives us the chance to understand who we are as practitioners." 

Tegan Hopgood, BA Film & Theatre graduate 

Read more about life in the Department

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