Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

The course offers a combination of two leading English and Drama departments with strong research cultures. The Drama Department's resources include a workshop, three major performance spaces (the Studio Theatre, the Boilerhouse, and the Handa Noh Studio), two rehearsal rooms equipped for performance and a digital studio. We are committed to the integration of theory and practice at all times. Our teaching emphasises experimental projects that test ideas. You will find your voice as a writer and develop your writing techniques.

Course Modules

Modules include: theatre and performance making; theatre and text; dance history and analysis; physical theatre; dance and culture; choreography and composition; dance technique; final year project/choreography project.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £15,200  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 34
  • GCE A-level ABB
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB
  • Course specific
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MDD
  • SQA Higher AABBB

Key Course Information

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79% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 69%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 95%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 94%

£16,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 69
Studying 17
Studying and working 4
Unemployed 4
Unknown 4

18% Total study time lectures

Total Coursework: 54%

Total Practical: 46%

£4,300 - £5,700
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,200 - £5,000
Typical cost of private accommodation