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Our courses

BA Theatre & Performance

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

BA Film & Television

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


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


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

Joint courses in Creative Writing

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

Joint courses in English Literature


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

Your future career

film student looking through the lens of a film camera

Many of our graduates go into the creative sectors. Overall, 100% 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 2020/21; 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

Fees, funding and scholarships

students sitting in a lecture theatre

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

Charlie's experience

“What sets Reading apart for me is that it offers a perfect balance between the academic aspects of essay writing and studying film theories, as well as the collaborative, practical elements of the course.” Charlie discusses her experience studying Film and Television and how the opportunities she has been given have prepared her for the working world.

Albert Education Partnership
Arri Certified Film School
Fest New Directors New Films Festival
Rabble Theatre
Reading Rep Theatre
Resource Productions
South Street Theatre and Venue