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Drama and English Literature (BA) - ARU (Cambridge)
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Drama and English Literature (BA) - ARU (Cambridge)

Anglia Ruskin University (Cambridge)
On campus
 2554 Points
3 Years

Program Description

The Bachelor in Drama and English Literature (BA) degree lets students weight their studies to their own interests and career goals. Students will work on public productions and smaller-scale projects, exploring drama practices and texts from the 20th century onwards as well as working on original pieces. Alongside this, they will also explore many other subjects including history, politics, philosophy and religion as well as developing their literacy and communication skills.

• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit: £9,250/year

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Year 1

A History of English Literature 1: Writing Matters

A History of English Literature 2: Reading Literature and Theory

Studio Performance

Staging and Production

Year 2

Reading Beyond Britain

The European Novel: Desire and Transgression

Making Performance

Community Theatre Performance

Optional modules:

Writing World War One: Trauma, Memory, Resistance

Science Fiction

Romantic Conflicts

Principles of Dramatherapy

Physical Theatre

Victorian Literature and Culture

Dialogue and Debate: More to Milton

Modernism and the City

Performing Shakespeare

Practice as Research

Scenes and Shorts

Anglia Language Programme

Year 3

Major Project

Festival of Performance

Optional modules:

Spectacle and Representation in Renaissance Drama

Elizabeth Gaskell and the Brontës

Renaissance Magic

Site Specific and Immersive Theatre

TV Drama Production

Working with English

Literature and Exile: Displacement, Identity, Self

Romantic Ideals

Contemporary Fiction

New Media Discourse

Theorising Children's Literature

Workshop Facilitation


Anglia Language Programme


Our Drama and English Literature BA (Hons) degree will give you:

  • practical experience as a performer or stage technician
  • academic understanding needed to be a director or a teacher

Other roles in which our past students have found success include:

  • journalism
  • television
  • radio
  • the music industry
  • gallery work
  • arts administration

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