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Drama and English Literature

Anglia Ruskin University
Cambridge, Great Britain
On campus
 2483 Points
3 Years

Program Description

Our BA (Hons) Drama and English Literature degree lets you weight your studies to your own interests and career goals. Prepare for a career in the arts or fields such as teaching - and get ready to change the way others see the world. You’ll 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, you’ll explore many other subjects including history, politics, philosophy and religion as well as developing your 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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