Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

Queen Mary offers you the opportunity to study Drama in one of the world's greatest theatre cities and one of the world's most important cultural hubs. We have well'established links with key national institutions ' such as Shakespeare's Globe, the Barbican, and Tate Modern ' and with community groups in London's East End. This means you will work with active practitioners and arts professionals. As well as enhancing your studies, these links will increase your employability through networking and work placement opportunities. You will also be studying alongside academics who are leaders in their field, with more than 90 per cent of our academics working at a world'leading or internationally excellent level (Research Assessment Exercise 2008). Our academics are committed to using their own theoretical and practical research to inform their teaching. Our diverse faculty offers a wide range of modules so you can pursue the varieties of performance that most interest you.

Course Modules

Year 1: Introduction to theories of performance; key critical practices of twentieth'century theatre; written and spoken French; French foundations; students explore the links between French language and drama. Years 2 and 4: Variety of options include: study of play texts; historical periods; the theatre of other countries; performance of race, sexuality and gender; individual and group projects; French literature; linguistics; culture or film. Year 3: Spent abroad in a French'speaking country, either studying at university, as an English language assistant in school, or possibly in other approved paid employment.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
BA (Hons) £28,200  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAABB
  • European Baccalaureate 77%-80%
  • International Baccalaureate
  • GCE A-level ABB-AAB
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher AAB-AB
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma MD
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MDD
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade