This programme allows students to specialise in theatre performance and theory while also incorporating courses from a variety of other subject pathways.

Drama at Greenwich offers a grounding in the history, theory and practice of theatre to enhance students' understanding of contemporary theatre environments and practices. Modules range widely from those that study dramatic literature and history to those that engage with specific performance practices such as applied drama, physical theatre and playwriting. All courses combine theory and practice and provide students with opportunities to develop their performance skills, improve their writing and public speaking, acquire technical expertise, and experiment with new approaches to theatre performance and research. Students engage in theatre-making as writers, technicians, directors and performers throughout the degree.

Drama improves skills in communication, self-discipline, research and creative teamwork - all qualities increasingly valued by employers in many fields.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To further students' understanding of drama within social, historical and cultural contexts through practice, research and experience
  • To encourage critical and creative engagement with the history and theory of theatre to enhance understanding of contemporary theatre environments and practices
  • To advance knowledge of a range of theatre practitioners and specific performance practices and encourage reflection on the inter-relationship of theory and practice
  • To encourage collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches to performance research and performance making
  • To prepare students for the application of their skills and knowledge in professional environments through public performance and community engagement
  • To develop transferable skills, including presentation and articulation, analysis and critical reading, research, bibliographic construction, word processing, project management, collaboration, and community liaison.
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Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • GBP 10350 Year (Non-EEA)
Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 36  months
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  • English
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Year 1

  • Early Stages (30 credita)
  • Making Theatre (30 credits)
  • Reading Drama (30 credits)
  • One 30-credit option from related subject pathways

Year 2

  • Modern Stages (30 credits)
  • Physical Theatre and the Body (30 credits)
  • Applied Drama (30 credits)
  • One 30-credit option from related subject pathways

Year 3

  • Other Stages (30 credit)
  • Contemporary British Theatre (30 credits)
  • Two 30-credit options from related subject pathways (60 credits)

English Language Requirements

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.
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Applicants should have:

280 UCAS points

OF WHICH 240 points or more from A2 or an equivalent qualification

PLUS GCSEs to include English and mathematics at grade C or above.

• Applicants may be invited to interview.

• Entry requirements are subject to change. Please check the website to confirm detailed requirements before making your application.

Students have access to theatre and teaching space at The Old Baths in Woolwich.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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