The Drama Department has a strong research culture; all staff are active researchers and over 95% of our research is recognised internationally (RAE 2008). Our success with both complete beginners and advanced students in Italian, coupled with a fascinating range of cultural courses, make our department one of the most attractive in the country. You will enjoy access to one of the best collections of materials for the study of Italian, from books and periodicals to the latest DVDs. Our Drama resources include a workshop, three major performance spaces (the Studio Theatre, the Boilerhouse, and the Handa Noh Studio), two rehearsal rooms and a digital studio. Our proximity to central London offers easy access to the capital's many theatre productions.
Drama Year 1: theatre and performance'making; theatre and culture. Year 2: theatre and performance'making 2; theatre and culture 2. Year 3: methods and processes; final year project; research seminar; culture and creativity. Italian Year 1: intensive Italian for beginners or advanced Italian; the heritage of Dante and the renaissance; building the Italian nation: heroes and anti'heroes from Pinocchio to the leopard; fascist Italy. Year 2: advanced Italian 2 or advanced Italian 2 for post beginners. Optional courses: Dante's comedy (themes and ideas); post'war Italian cinema; renaissance transgressions (Aretino, Cellini, Bruno); Italian crime fiction; Boccaccio'Decameron. Year 3: placement year. Year 4: advanced oral and communication skills; advanced Italian 3 (translation from and into Italian); essay in Italian; Dante (the divine comedy, Paradiso); of women, knights, weapons and loves: the Italian chivalric tradition; shooting history (dictatorship, terror and crime in Italian film); Italian fashion and design; link essays; approved topic; from aestheticism to the avant'garde.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
- GCE A-level ABB-AAB
- European Baccalaureate 80%
- International Baccalaureate 32
- SQA Advanced Higher AB
- Course specific
- BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
- BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
- BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MDD
- SQA Higher AABBB
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 73%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 80%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 58%
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Total Written: 16%
Total Coursework: 40%
Total Practical: 44%