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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 per annum. 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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