United Kingdom

University of Essex

22 nd
Young University Rankings 2014
251–300 th
World University Rankings 2018
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom

University of Essex

Drama and Literature

Based in the Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies, BA Drama at Essex is ranked top 10 in the UK for Drama (Dance, Drama and Cinematics - CUG 2018) and provides you with a solid understanding of some of the most influential play-texts ever written, and the opportunity to take part in shaping the essential performances of tomorrow. We are a community of award-winning playwrights, actors and directors, as well as leading academic specialists; teaching comedy, tragedy, physical theatre, and theatre in education, and we are committed to furthering the cause of human rights through drama. You study a wide range of dramatic texts, from Ancient Greek times to the present day, and develop an understanding of the principal developments in European Theatre. You can also benefit from our Lakeside Theatre, which has been established as a major venue for excellent drama known for a commitment to new writing for the stage, with the opportunity to write or direct new plays, as well as re-define classics and re-discover neglected masterpieces.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-10-01
  • Location
    Colchester Campus,Colchester
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £14,020