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Drama (Writing For Performance) BA (Hons)

Bath Spa University
Program overview
3 years
Bachelor's degree
Start dates
Bath
Fall   (English)
Fall   (English)

Program description

Drama (Writing For Performance) BA (Hons)

Through a series of progressive modules, you'll learn the principles of playwriting within a variety of genres and contexts. Core modules will give you a grounding in key knowledge and skills, and you'll select the remainder of your studies from a range of topics, allowing you to create a programme of study that suits your dramatic passions and ambitions.

During your studies, you’ll be encouraged to collaborate with local companies, venues and educational and cultural institutions. You’ll be given the opportunity to work with industry professionals, writers, actors, directors and theatre practitioners from across the many fields of theatre and performance.

On graduating, you'll be equipped with writing, presentational, communication and collaborative skills that are valued in many professional and vocational areas.

Admission requirements

We accept a wide range of qualifications for entry to our undergraduate programmes. Typical offers can include A Levels at CCC or above, with a Grade C in Drama, Theatre Studies, English or related subjects accepted.


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Program content

This course offers or includes the following modules. The modules you take will depend on your pathway or course combination (if applicable) as well as any optional or open modules chosen. Please check the programme document (below the main image on this page) for more information.

Year one (Level 4) modules

  • Investigating Theatre and Performance
  • Contemporary Theatre
  • Building the Ensemble
  • Musical Theatre History
  • Theatre Project
  • Introduction to Theatre Production
  • Performance Practices
  • Musical Theatre Skills

Year two (Level 5) modules

  • Making Performance 1
  • Applied Theatre
  • Theatre and Education
  • Creative Production Skills
  • Writing for Performance 1
  • Shakespeare and His Contemporaries
  • Musical Theatre Workshop
  • Performance Explorations
  • Acting and Directing
  • Making Performance
  • Performance and Media 1
  • Writing for Performance 2
  • Musical Theatre Workshop 2
  • Professional Placement Year

Year three (Level 6) modules

  • Performance and Media 2
  • Theatre and Social Engagement
  • Staging Gender
  • Musical Theatre Project
  • Writing and Directing for Performance 1
  • Performance Project
  • Performance Research Lab
  • Staging Shakespeare
  • Drama Independent Study
  • Production Project – Interdisciplinary Collaboration
  • Writing and Directing for Performance 2
  • Modern American Drama
  • Musicals as Popular Culture
  • Creative Enterprise Project 1

Tuition fees

UK and EU students full time fee for year 1 is £9,250

International students full time fee for year 1 is £14,300

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Bath Spa University

Newton Park
BA2 9BN Bath
United Kingdom

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