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Undergraduate courses

Acting, Dance and Theatre

Become an innovative and inspiring performer

Discover our acting, dance and theatre courses here, or visit us at an Open Day to find out more.

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Explore the theory behind theatre and develop the practical and creative skills you need to produce powerful performances.

Build your portfolio and turn your love of performing into a career. Studying these courses can also open up opportunities in other industries including drama or music therapy, TV and film, community work and teaching.


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Acting BA (Hons)

Study the techniques and history of acting on this performance focused degree. Develop your practical skills as you explore the use of voice, movement and acting and build your unique identity as a performer. Connect with our partners in the...

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Drama and Dance BA (Hons)

Powerful performances happen when drama and dance come together. You will explore the use of voice, movement, acting, choreography and physical theatre. Learn how to perform and produce work at a professional standard in the industry you love...

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Drama and Theatre BA (Hons)

Explore traditional and contemporary forms of drama and theatre on this practice-led course. You will reimagine and celebrate pieces of theatre as you play and experiment with a range of forms and techniques. Study the history of 20th and 21st...

Drama: Education and Community BA (Hons)

Community really matters to us. On this course you will have a unique opportunity to engage in applied drama and theatre through placements and collaboration with our partners. You will develop an understanding of theatre while exploring how it can...

Musical Theatre BA (Hons)

On this course you will learn to create and perform musical theatre. You will sing, dance and act with other people who share your passion for the stage. We will encourage you to expand your creativity as you learn to devise new work and collaborate...

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