What will I learn?

You gain the skills in technical theatre and film production and as well studying the theory that underpins film and drama. You cover gender, identity, human rights, tragedy, devising, playwriting, directing, screenwriting, screen media and cinema.What makes us different? You don't just study film and drama as separate disciplines. We offer modules which bring the disciplines of film and drama together. Our modules Directing Actors for Film and Introduction to Screenwriting give you a seamless mix of both film and drama so you can excel throughout the screen and the stage. Our staff have extensive experience in theatre and film and are actively directing, writing, producing and shooting.

Which department am I in?

Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,850.00 (US$ 22,466) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

October 2022


Colchester Campus

University of Essex,

Wivenhoe Park,



CO4 3SQ, England

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


About University of Essex

At Essex, students learn to think differently, find new ways of doing things and adopt new techniques for solving problems.

  • World-leading academics in a research-intensive environment
  • Foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees
  • Flexible course structure, students study what matters to them
  • Internationally diverse university

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