BA (Hons) Drama allows you to fully experience different aspects of theatre arts. The course includes a range of optional specialist pathways which lead to the following awards: BA (Hons) Drama (Acting and Performance) BA (Hons) Drama (Applied Theatre) BA (Hons) Drama (Scriptwriting) BA (Hons) Drama All pathways are led by award winning industry experts who will support you to acquire the necessary skills for professional work whether as an actor, performer, writer, facilitator or community-engaged theatre maker. The strength and depth of our partnerships with world leading professional arts organisations is what makes studying Performing Arts at Northumbria University so special. The opportunities presented are unique; whether it’s professionally touring work to schools; acting with top regional theatre company Northern Stage; performing at an International theatre festival; or having your script read by professional actors at one of the most outstanding new writing theatres in the world, you’ll get access to the best that industry can offer. While working across our excellent campus facilities you will be part of a thriving community developing specialist knowledge about theatre and performance and a rich set of creative, critical and reflective skills suited to your future profession. We encourage students to be makers in whatever form they are working. The course provides an opportunity for you to shine as an individual in a community and to learn from others while creating artistic work of the highest quality.