Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

Queen Mary offers you the opportunity to study English and 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. In the latest national assessment of university's research, Drama was ranked 1st and English 4th in the country. 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 and writing that most interest you.

Course Modules

Year 1: Shakespeare, reading, theory and interpretation; introduction to the study of performance; performance in practice A and B; performance in history. Years 2 and 3: Options include: Culture; performance and globalisation; Shakespeare in the classroom; performing the classics; text art and performance in London; Latino theatre; off'stage London; issues in contemporary performance; optional additional essay and/or research project.

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

Qualifications required:

  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAABB
  • European Baccalaureate 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