Drama at Manchester
Congratulations on your offer to study Drama at The University of Manchester!
At Manchester you’ll experience an education and environment that sets you on the right path to a professionally rewarding and personally fulfilling future. Choose Manchester and we’ll help you make your mark.
Top 5 in the UK for Drama, Dance and Cinematics (Complete University Guide 2023).
Take advantage of strong links with partner organisations, including Theatre in Prisons.
Introducing Drama at Manchester
An introduction to Drama at Manchester from staff and students.
Your next steps
Accept your offer
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Your questions answered
We're supporting you through the application process by answering your frequently asked questions.
Chat to a student
Discover what it's like to study at Manchester by talking to a current student online.
A brilliant campus, at the heart of the UK's most liveable city.
Learning and support
Your learning experience
Martin Harris Centre
Our comprehensive facilities include the Martin Harris Centre, a fully staffed, adaptable performance, rehearsal and workshop space.
We share these facilities with the Music department, creating an on-campus cultural hub for events and activities.
A week in the life
Drama and Film Studies student Tillie details what a week of studying at Manchester looks like.
Explore the MHC
Take a virtual tour of our purpose-built performance facility, the Martin Harris Centre.
Take the tour : Virtual tour around the Martin Harris Centre
Culture on the doorstep
Manchester is home to one of the UK’s fastest-growing creative sectors.
Find out more : about the facilities available for Drama students
A welcoming environment
Drama at Manchester has an active community that welcomes students from all over the world.
You’ll make friends through course and society activities, and get support in your studies from older students through our peer-assisted student support scheme.
Careers and employability
Make your mark at Manchester
Our degrees are designed to prepare you for what comes next.
Whether you go on to further study, a career in the arts, or a totally different industry, our courses will equip you with the skills you need after your degree, and beyond.
A talented and inclusive space, with strong links to Manchester’s best theatrical venues.
Most of our courses offer you the chance to apply your subject-specific knowledge in a real-world context in the form of a placement in your third year of study.
Find out more : about work placement opportunities in your third year of study
Manchester International Festival
Students at Manchester speak about their placements at the Manchester International Festival.
Find out more about one of many partnerships that the University has with cultural and creative organisations in Manchester.
Get in touch
Our admissions staff are here to answer any questions you have.
You probably have concerns about the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on your application and what the next academic year will look like.
The University aims to answer your questions as best we can at this time. We have compiled a set of Frequently Asked Questions to help.
If you have any further questions, you can contact our admissions team at email@example.com.
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