Drama and Film Studies

BA (Hons)

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What you'll study

* All modules are subject to availability

Fees and funding

UK/EU: £9,250

Overseas: £13,500

More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website.

Where you'll study

Hull Campus

Teaching and Assessment

Typical breakdown of teaching time - based on a core of 1,200 hours per year

Teaching and learning
Teaching and learning
YearScheduledPlacementIndependent Study
Y1 26% 0% 74%
Y2 24% 0% 76%
Final 24% 0% 76%
Y1 0% 23% 77%
Y2 0% 50% 50%
Final 0% 62% 38%

About the course

By choosing Drama and Film Studies at Hull, you’ll gain unique hands-on experience. Your learning is combined through practical and theoretical work, and our wide range of modules gives you the chance to design your studies around your interests.

You’ll benefit from studying in some of the best facilities in the country. The Gulbenkian Centre is a hub of activity for Drama students. A Grade ll listed building, it features a theatre, studios and workshop spaces. This is your home when studying drama at Hull. Working collaboratively with staff throughout your course, the aim is for you to take over this space, with students ultimately becoming responsible for every element of a production process. You'll also enjoy our new facilities – like Middleton Hall, where we've invested £9.5 million to create a world-class concert venue, music theatre and cinema, with industry-standard recording facilities.  

Entry requirements

International students

(language requirements)

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

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Future prospects

The career opportunities opened up by our degrees are as diverse and exciting as the topics of study. Previous graduate destinations include: production assistant; film producer, television director; teaching; publishing assistant; arts administrator; arts project management; performer; playwright; costume design; sound design; lighting design; and journalism – to name just a few.

Our drama graduates have also been offered places at drama schools including the American Academy of Dramatics in New York, the Bristol Old Vic, the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, and the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Graduates can also continue their studies at Hull, taking advantage of our MA courses, or our research degrees in drama and film