BA (Hons) Drama

University of Sunderland
England, United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
3 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 35,834
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 44,551

Entry Requirements

  • Related qualifications accepted by the university.

English Language Requirements:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): an overall score of 6.0, with at least 5.5 in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking.
  • Pearson Test of English Academic:  a minimum score in each individual element of 51 and 52 overall.
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): grade C or above.
  •  Cambridge Certification in Advanced English (CAE): grade C or above.


Year 1

  • Theory and Practice of Performer Training 
  • Theatre Production 1 
  • Contemporary Playwrights 
  • Theatre for Social Change 

Optional modules:

  • Popular Performance
  • Introduction to Video Production 
  • Introduction to Modern Drama

Year 2 

  • Key Theatre Practitioners 
  • Theatre Production 2 
  • From Page to Stage

Optional modules:

  • Introduction to Research Projects 2 
  • Performing Arts In Context 2
  • Artists and Educators 
  • Live Project
  • Dramatic Production
  • Modern Tragedy: Shakespeare to Stoppard 

Final Year

  • Contemporary Theatre Practice 
  • Acting and Directing
  • Negotiated Independent Study

Optional modules:

  • Text and Performance 3: Shakespeare 
  • Television Drama 
  • Applied Theatre and Drama 
  • Group Performance Project
  • Live Project 
  • Community/Education Project 
  • Community/Education Extended Project

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