What will I learn?

About the course

Perhaps you love going to the theatre and you have a natural ability to perform and entertain. You also have a desire to investigate and understand how performance works in all its various settings. You want to get behind the scenes to know more about what goes into making a performance successful. You might even have ideas for a script that you want to develop. We’ll look at drama, theatre and performance from every angle, investigating and analysing the subject to help you go on to be successful in your chosen field.

Why study Drama at Huddersfield?

  • QS World University Subject Rankings 2021 ranked the University of Huddersfield 8th in the UK for 'Performing Arts'.
  • 96.4% of graduates from this subject are in work and/or further study fifteen months after graduating (HESA Graduate Outcomes 17/18, UK domiciled graduates).
  • State-of-the-art facilities including three adaptable studios with sprung floors and state of the art multimedia projection equipment.
  • Teaching by industry professionals and guest appearances from the likes of Professor Sir Patrick Stewart, Natalie Gavin, John Britton, Nicolás Núñez, Chloe Beale, Nicci Topping, Anna Helena McLean, and David Crowley.
  • Production based programme along with visits from practitioners and residencies from internationally known companies like Slung Low, IOU Productions and Northern Broadsides.
  • You'll investigate everything from contemporary theatre to historical performance practice.

Your Career

Drama graduates have gone on to work in the performing arts, award-winning films, television, touring theatre, teaching and running their own performance companies.

A selection of companies that have employed Huddersfield graduates in recent years include BBC One, ITV, Channel 4, Lawrence Batley Theatre, BBC 6 Music, Royal National Theatre and Point Blanc Theatre Company.** Some students have chosen postgraduate study or additional vocational training in specialist areas, whilst a significant number successfully gain teaching qualifications and enter the teaching profession.

Which department am I in?

Department of Media and Performance (ADMP)

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,000.00 (US$ 20,423) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Queensgate,

Huddersfield,

Kirklees,

HD1 3DH, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,000.00 (US$ 20,423) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Queensgate,

Huddersfield,

Kirklees,

HD1 3DH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

which should include two of the following Science subjects, Mathematics, Physics, Biology or Chemistry, plus a third A level in another subject excluding General Studies. The endorsement for practical work is an essential part of Science A Level study, and is a requirement for entry to our degree course.

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

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