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BA Drama and English Literature
Develop the specialist knowledge and transferable skills for a range of creative careers.

BA Drama and English Literature / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
3 years
Typical A-level offer
Grades AAB, including Grade A in English Literature.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

A minimum of 32 points overall (core points accepted), to include a) 7 in English Literature at Higher Level, b) 6 or 7 in two further Higher Level subjects.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
23 / 170
How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • 94% of students on our BA Drama and English Literature are satisfied with their course (National Student Survey 2016) 
  • You are looking for a highly rated research department where research-led teaching will put you in touch with the latest developments in the field
  • You want to acquire a sound knowledge of drama practice across different media, strong communication skills, and an awareness of political and social issues relating to arts practice
  • You are looking to develop transferable skills for a wide range of creative careers: making theatre, television and radio, working behind the scenes in creative organisations as well as teaching and journalism


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

See: About us

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