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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: 2018

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) 6 in English Literature at Higher Level, b) 6,5 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 2018 will be £9,250. Future inflationary increases may also be applied to each subsequent year of your course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,000 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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