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BA Drama and Screen Studies
Debate and analyse films and media from an international context and develop strong cultural links.

BA Drama and Screen Studies / Overview

Year of entry: 2016

Degree awarded
3 years
Typical A-level offer
Grades AAB-BBB, including English (or other essay-based subject such as History or Politics).
Typical International Baccalaureate offer
36-31 points overall (core points accepted), including 6s in three Higher Level subjects; one of these should preferably be English (or other essay-based subject such as History or Politics).

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
20 / 85
How to apply
Apply through UCAS
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
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Course description

By choosing Drama and Screen Studies you can take advantage of the opportunities offered on the Drama programme, but focus more specifically on the study of film. You take courses on theatre or film history and contextualisation as well as undertaking individual research presentations in your second year and a dissertation at third-year level. Throughout your course you can choose film options from the variety of studies offered and take courses in video-making.

Flexible Honours may allow you to study an additional arts, languages or cultures subject. Find out more here


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2016 will be £9,000 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £15,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Jamie Clark
+44 (0)161 275 4987
+44 (0)161 275 3098
Academic department overview

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