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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 35 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
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
UCAS institution code

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


Fees for entry in 2017 have not yet been set. For entry in 2016 the tuition fees were £9,000 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2017 entry.

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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