Drama & Theatre

Drama & Theatre

Picture yourself on stage or front of camera performing, or behind the scenes designing or directing? If you're considering a degree in drama or theatre studies, you'll first need to decide on the type of course you prefer. Some combine studying the history of theatre and reading and analysing plays with performance skills, while others are much more practical and performance-focused - think acting, musical theatre, costume design and stage management skills in set design, lighting and sound. If you're choosing a performance-based course, expect to attend an audition to showcase those theatrical talents.

Good to Know

 

Common Degree/Major Names

BA
Acting
BA
Circus Arts
BA
Comedy
BA/BFA
Creative Arts
BA
Creative Producing
BA
Drama
BA
Drama and Theatre
BA
Drama, Theatre and Directing
BA
Musical Theatre
BA
Performing Arts
BA
Scriptwriting
BA
Stage & Screen Acting
BA
Theatre Arts
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Useful Skills

Aiming High
Attention to Detail
Creativity
Empathy
Idea Visualisation
Leadership
Listening
Organisation
Practical (working with your hands)
Speaking (Verbal Communication)
Staying Motivated / Working Hard
Staying Positive (Resilience)
Teamwork
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DEEPER SUBJECT EXPLORATION 

Access resources for you to "Read" around your subject from books, to blogs, taster lectures and events.

This is a great way to help you decide whether this subject area is really something you would want to study at the depth of a degree.

FIND UNIVERSITIES

Explore universities from our search engine that offer degrees within this field to get you started.

You can also use the degree names listed above when searching for courses on other sites

 
 

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Institution
Country
Campus Type
Size
Education Model
Selectivity
Bard College Berlin
Germany
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Florida
USA
Rural Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
UWE Bristol
UK
City Campus, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Teaching Focused Institution, Vocationally Focused Institution (multiple integrated internships)
Less Selective (>75% admitted). Certain courses are more competitive and therefore will be more selective.
University of East Anglia (UEA)
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
University of Essex
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Less Selective (>75% admitted)
Brunel University London
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted) Admissions rate varies by subjects, with Medicine and Healthcare subjects extremely selective
California State University, Long Beach
USA
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model): Accessible, Practical, Affordable
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Syracuse University
USA
City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
We offer both liberal arts and pre-professional programs of study, with a flexible curriculum.
Selective (25-50% admitted) Rates of admission vary by intended program of study
Minerva University
USA, South Korea, India, Germany, Argentina, UK and Taiwan.
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Fully active learning in every class. Small, engaging seminar format.
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted) - https://www.minerva.kgi.edu/undergraduate-program/admissions/applicant-qualifications/
UBC - University of British Columbia
Canada
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution (Vancouver) Medium Institution (Okanagan)
We are a comprehensive, research-based institution with flexible study options to suit individual learners’ needs.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Trinity College Dublin
Ireland
City Island Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Single or Joint honours focus (but with some flexibility in pathways, and opportunities to undertake electives in different disciplines).
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Warwick
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
We offer a range of degrees including: Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model) and Thematic degrees
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Queen Mary, University of London
UK, Malta
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Strong research driven world class experience
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Lancaster
UK, Germany, Ghana
Rural Campus, City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
We are one of the few universities to offer a major/minor system for the majority of our courses. This means that students will apply for a major subject through UCAS, then upon arrival choose an additional minor subject. Students will then study both of these subjects for their first year.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Rutgers University
USA
Urban City, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
We are a large, state, research university. Our offerings include liberal arts and professional schools such as Business, Engineering, Performing and Visual Arts, Pharmacy, etc.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Toronto
Canada
City Island Campus, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
UofT is a leading comprehensive research institution where students can mix & match programs areas.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted). The majority of our programs want low to mid 30's, competitive areas STEM/BUS high 30s+
University of Leeds
UK
City Island Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
We offer a wide variety of single honours and interdisciplinary programmes
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Pittsburgh
USA
City
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Pitt is a public, research 1 institution.
Selective (25-50% admitted) Pitt has rolling admissions meaning the earlier you apply the better your chance of acceptance.
Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)
USA
City
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Art and Design (including Liberal Arts)
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
University of Sussex
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single and Joint Honours but a new Liberal Arts degree and keenly promote an interdisciplinary approach encouraging students to take subjects outside of their own where possible.
Less Selective (>75% admitted)
University of Bristol
UK
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single and joint honours degrees, offering a mixture of large lectures and small class teaching, with extensive practical components in relevant degrees (e.g. engineering)
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
American University
USA
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Hampshire College
USA
Rural Campus
Small Institution <5000
Students design customized programs of study in collaboration with hand-picked faculty committees.
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted) - No minimum grade requirements; applicants are assessed in a comprehensive, holistic review process.
Boston University
USA
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Subject focused, with a foundation in Liberal Arts. Students apply directly into their program of interest. They focus on their subject/major-specific courses beginning in their first semester, while also exploring other areas through Liberal Arts. Many students pursue more than one subject.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Southern California (USC)
USA
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Liberal Arts Foundation with Subject Focus
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
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