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Drama and English Literature (with Foundation) (BA) - ARU
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Drama and English Literature (with Foundation) (BA) - ARU

Anglia Ruskin University (Cambridge)
On campus
 2580 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. 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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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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