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BA Drama and Screen Studies
Explore theatre and film history and theory, alongside practical courses in film-making.

BA Drama and Screen Studies / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
3 years
Typical A-level offer

Grades AAB-BBB, including an essay-based subject such as English Literature, History or Politics.

Typical International Baccalaureate offer
32 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

Course overview

  • You are interested in discussing and analysing films and media from an international context, including European, American, South Asian and East Asian traditions
  • You want to benefit from our links with major cultural organisations in the region, such as The Royal Exchange, Contact Theatre, Theatre in Prisons and Probation, Quarantine, Z-Arts and the Bolton Octagon
  • You would like opportunities to make short documentary and drama-documentary films


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2017 will be £9,250, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £17,000 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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