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Drama and English Literature (with Foundation Year)
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Drama and English Literature (with Foundation Year)

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

Program Description

Grow into a confident, versatile and exciting drama practitioner, while exploring classic literature and genres ranging from sci-fi to children’s books. Our BA (Hons) Drama and English Literature degree lets you weight your studies to your own interests and career goals.

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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Foundation Year

Foundation in Humanities, English, Media, Social Sciences and Education

Year 2

A History of English Literature 1: Writing Matters

A History of English Literature 2: Reading Literature and Theory

Studio Performance

Staging and Production

Year 3

Reading Beyond Britain

The European Novel: Desire and Transgression

Making Performance

Community Theatre Performance

Ruskin Module

Optional modules:

Victorian Literature and Culture

Dialogue and Debate: Renaissance Literature

Modernism and the City

Performing Shakespeare

Practice as Research

Scenes and Shorts

Anglia Language Programme

Year 4

Major Project

Festival of Performance

Optional modules:

Anglia Language Programme

Careers with English

Contemporary Fiction

Elizabeth Gaskell and the Brontës

Literature and Exile: Displacement, Identity, Self

New Media Discourse

Renaissance Magic

Romantic Ideals

Site Specific and Immersive Theatre

Spectacle and Representation in Renaissance Drama

Theorising Children's Literature

TV Drama Production


Workshop Facilitation


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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