What will I learn?

**Overview**Always dreamed of becoming an actor, treading the boards and wowing audiences with your impressive performances? Or do you want to write, direct and produce your own shows?Whatever area of performing arts excites you, give your ambition the limelight on this BA (Hons) Drama and Performance degree course.You’ll study the past, present and future of theatre while developing performance skills. You’ll learn techniques from professionals and get plenty of opportunities to create and exhibit your own dramas. By completing this degree course, you’ll be one-to-watch in the drama and performance world, with plenty of links to influential people in the industry.**What you'll experience**On this Drama and Performance degree course, you'll:- Study and practice in brand new facilities, kitted out with studios, lighting rigs, and video and music suites- Studying contemporary approaches from the likes of Growski and Berkoff- Examine the past to explore how it’s shaping the future of theatre- Build your drama skills, with workshops, projects and opportunities to develop your performances- Get professional input from local theatres as you create your own theatre company- Demonstrate everything you’ve learned in a performance project and dissertation- Get insight from guest speakers – recent speakers have included Sheila Hancock, Edward Bond, Mark Ravenhill, David Edgar, Howard Brenton, Michelene Wandor, Pete Wyer and Yvon Bonenfant**Careers and opportunities**On this course, you’ll develop the skills to create your own working opportunities or get employment in roles such as:- actor- producer- playwright- theatre manager- arts administratorPrevious graduates have formed their own event companies, found work in media and arts organisations or gone into teaching.When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry. You can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years as you advance in your career.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 18,629) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 18,629) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have one of the following qualifications: College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) Tests (SAT Score: 1090); GCE A-Levels (Points: 96; CCC; 322); ACT (Score: 25); Advanced Placement Test (322); High School Diploma (GPA of 3.0 or above). Students need a minimum of IELTS band 6.0, with no component below 5.5. Some courses, especially those with a high level of discussion and writing, require higher scores.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

The University of Portsmouth is one of the top 40 UK universities (Guardian University Guide).

  • 1 of top 100 young universities in the world (THE)
  • 88% student satisfaction with the University (NSS 2017)
  • ‘Gold’ award in Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Invested GBP150m in last 10 years to upgrade amenities