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Drama

At Hull, Drama is part of is part of School of Arts, which sits within the Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education.

COURSES

Our programmes combine theory with practice, and tradition with continuing innovation – resulting in graduates with an exciting range of careers in the creative industries.

Foundation year

Gives you the skills and knowledge for entry on to a degree if you don’t quite meet the academic entry requirements.

Study abroad

We have partnerships with universities across the globe. Depending on your course, you can study for one trimester, or a full year, in another country.

Industrial placement

Work in industry as part of your degree. Depending on your course, you can spend part of your degree on placement. See your course page for specific details.

Integrated Masters

Some courses combine undergraduate and postgraduate study. The integrated Masters year is an extra year after your standard degree.

Undergraduate

  • BA (Hons) Drama and Theatre Practice

    Available in Clearing

    A hands-on programme which enables you to develop your talents as a performer, critic, writer, technician or designer.

  • BA (Hons) Drama and English

    Available in Clearing

    Engage with dramatic texts, theatre history, modes of criticism and a wide range of performance practices.

  • BA (Hons) Drama and Film Studies

    Available in Clearing

    Gain unique, hands-on experience. A wide range of modules and facilities help bring your ideas to life on stage and screen.

  • BA (Hons) Modern Languages and Drama

    Available in Clearing

    Aimed at those who love both languages and drama, this course allows you to split your studies 50/50 between each subject.

  • BA (Hons) Music, Theatre and Performance

    Available in Clearing

    Explore music and theatre through workshops, masterclasses, concerts, shows and productions. You'll develop your skills to a professional standard.

Postgraduate Taught

We're still accepting applications for September 2018 entry – see course pages for more details.


Postgraduate Research

  • Drama research degrees

    Drama at Hull has a strong reputation for world-leading and internationally excellent research. Choose to study at MA by Research, MPhil or PhD level.

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Hearing how passionate the lecturers were about helping you achieve your potential, and doing the subjects that they love at the Open Day made me realise it was the place I wanted to do my degree.

Lauren Cloke
BA (Hons), Drama

WHY STUDY AT HULL?

As one of the first British universities to offer a drama degree, we’ve played a huge part in developing the academic study of dramatic form.

We’ve continued to innovate our degrees and invest in providing facilities that you essentially take ownership of during your time here. But the real star of drama at Hull is our passionate, innovative, supportive staff.

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Our programmes blend theory and practice, so you'll graduate as a thinking practitioner. Develop your talents in whichever direction suits you: performer, theatre manager, critic, writer, technician, lighting or sound designer, or costumier.

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Our students benefit from close links with local and national theatre companies, venues, festivals, and our drama graduate network.

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Create performances within the Gulbenkian Centre, a Grade ll listed building or our brand-new facilities such as Middleton Hall redeveloped into a world-class £9.5 million concert hall, surround sound cinema and industry standard recording studio.

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FACILITIES

There is a real buzz of activity in the Gulbenkian Centre, a Grade II listed building featuring a theatre, radio studios and workshops - and in our flagship cultural venue, Middleton Hall.

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CAREERS

We focus our programmes on theatre making – so you get an integration of different practical approaches, helping you realise your role within a production team.

Many of our graduates have gone on to work in theatre and media, as playwrights, directors, producers and actors, for some of the most prestigious companies in the world, or by starting their own theatre companies.

* UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, for the academic year 2016/17 published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018

95.9%of students are in work or further study six months after graduating*

 

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OUR RESEARCH

From theatre and performance history to social theatre, we are actively engaged in research across a range of disciplines.

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NOW SEE FOR YOURSELF

The best way to see if the University of Hull is right for you is to come and visit us. We hold Open Days throughout the year. Book your place now - we'd love to meet you.