Drama-and-Spanish-Cropped

Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

Modern Languages and Drama

UndergraduateBA (Hons)

Year of entry:
UCAS code: R9W4

What you'll study

First year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Approaches to Theatre 1

  • Practical Specialisms 1

  • Dramaturgy and Performance 2

  • Ideas and Identities

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 1 – Beginners and Improvers

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 1 – Advanced

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 2 – Beginners and Improvers

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 2 – Advanced

Second year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Theatre Practice 2

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 3

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 4

Optional modules

  • Theatre Practice 1

  • Production Practioner 2

  • Key Elements of Scenography

  • Medieval Theatre

  • Radio Drama

  • Directing

  • Playwriting

  • Staging Musical Theatre

  • Narrating the Past

  • Languages Guided Research Project

  • Intercultural Shakespeares

  • Performing Democracy

  • Really Serious Theory

  • Constituting the Contemporary

  • Translation and Digital Culture

  • Passport Languages

Year abroad

* Modules are subject to availability

You’ll spend your third year abroad. You can choose to study at a partner university, work in a school as a language assistant or work in industry or commerce.

Final year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Making Performance 1

  • Making Performance 2

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 5

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 6

Optional modules

  • Production Practitioner 3

  • Disability Culture and Performance

  • Shakespeare and Early Modern Frivolity

  • Russian Theatre from Gogol to 1940

  • Popular Cultures

  • Becoming a Professional Translator

  • Greek Tragedy

  • Mad, Bad and Dangerous Theatres

  • Digital Performance

  • Lighting for the Stage

  • Beckett in Performance

  • Acting in the Stanislavskian Tradition

  • Contemporary British Drama

  • Engagement and Resistance

  • Passport Languages

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More about this course

Aimed at those who love both languages and drama, this course allows you to split your studies 50/50 between each subject. For a Modern Language, you can choose from Chinese, French, German, Italian, or Spanish. Hull offers excellent language learning facilities, with a dedicated space for languages students. Our team of Language Learning Advisors offer extra one-to-one support to help you with your studies, as well as a partnership scheme which allows you to practise with native speakers. 

Our pioneering Drama modules combine theory and practice, enabling you to fully develop your talents as a performer, critic, writer, technician or designer. You could also benefit from internships which have been developed in partnership with organisations such as Hull Truck Theatre and Opera North. 

Teaching and Learning
Scheduled
Placement
Independent

First year

23%

77%

Second year

21%

79%

Final year

20%

80%

Assessment
Written
Practical
Coursework

First year

18%

41%

41%

Second year

15%

37%

48%

Final year

12%

50%

38%

Where you'll study

Hull Campus

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You don't just become fluent in another language at Hull - you immerse yourself in the culture of the people who speak it.

Spend an unforgettable year abroad, studying at a partner university or working, in a country where your chosen language is spoken.

Fantastic facilities include Middleton Hall, now a world-class cultural venue after a £9.5 million investment, and the Gulbenkian Centre.

Find out more

Strong links with local and regional organisations including Hull Truck Theatre, Opera North, New Diorama and Out of Joint.

Entry requirements

2018 Tariff points: 112 points. Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from 

  • A levels
  • BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Scottish Highers
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
  • or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications

UCAS has changed the way that qualifications earn points under the Tariff system. Please click here to work out your estimated points and to find out more about how the University of Hull considers qualifications.

  • Applicants should have a GCSE in a foreign language at Grade C or above.

Alternative qualifications 

  • IB Diploma: 28 points
  • Access to HE Diploma: Pass with 45 credits at merit

We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match the combinations shown above. Please contact the University’s Admissions Service for individual guidance.

At a glance

For this course, you'll need...

112 UCAS points

Points can be made up of a variety of qualifications. Calculate your points here.

We welcome a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not be listed.

Many of our courses offer a Foundation Year for applicants without the qualifications for direct entry on to the degree.

If you have any questions about our entry requirements or the tariff, please contact admissions or call 01482 466100.

International students

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 academic 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.

Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements.

Fees and funding

  • Home/EU: £9,250
  • International: £13,500

Fees may be subject to permitted inflationary increases in future years. 

UK and EU students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course, and UK students can take out a maintenance loan of up to £8,700 to cover living costs.

Substantial discounts are available for International students.  

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

Future Prospects

Many of our drama graduates have gone on to work in the creative industries, some headlining the most prestigious theatres and theatre companies in the world, including the Royal Court Theatre, the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Opera House, and the Bouffes du Nord in Paris.

Languages graduates have gone into a wide variety of careers, including: international customer liaison at Harrod’s; business analyst; United Biscuits; Customs and Excise executive office; English teaching assistant in Japan; lecturers teaching English at universities in Dijon and Reims, and at the Sorbonne in Paris; translator, Netherlands National Press Bureau; International Officer at Lloyds Bank, Intelligence Officer with RAF.