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Comments about BA Drama and English - At the institution - Huddersfield - West Yorkshire
This course allows you to undertake the specialist study of Drama, Theatre and Performance in tandem with the study of English Literature or Language. You will encounter a stimulating curriculum that offers breadth and depth in its selection of options for study.
Entry Requirements Additional requirements for this course are normally one of the following: A minimum of 240 points gained at A level including one A2 pass at C or above in a relevant subject. For BTEC: we require DMM. Every offer will be made individually after consideration of your academic profile, and you must provide evidence of practical interest in Drama.
BA Drama and English
In Drama you will engage in theatre and performance work that truly integrates practice and theory, and will be fully involved in theatre productions throughout the course. The culture of the department is one of hard work, fun, collaboration, investigation and exploration. You wil be part of a creative community that has its base in the department and extends through the region and beyond, both nationally and internationally. Huddersfield boasts one of the best-resourced Drama departments in Europe with architecturally spectacular and supremely flexible performance spaces, which provide an inspiring working environment. Two of our theatre spaces are venues for nationally touring theatre/performance companies, thus providing a rich diet of cultural experiences. In addition to this we are geographically well-placed to take advantage of the wealth of performance activity available in Leeds, Manchester and the surrounding regions.
Introduction to Process and Performance
Introduction to Writing for Performance or
Introduction to Theatre Technology and Design or
Introduction to Workshop Practice
Models and Theories of Performance Practice
Either Language modules:
Introduction to Describing English
Introduction to Stylistics
English in Context
or Literature modules:
Approaches to Literature
Introduction to Narrative: Literature and Film Poetry and Drama
Drama - possible options include:
Studies in Process and Performance Acting and Performing
Period Study Drama and Communities
Text in Contemporary Performance Writing for Performance Directing for Performance Theatre Design and Technology
Workshop Practice Playwrights and Methologies Stand-up Comedy
Modules in Language include:
Stylistics of Narrative or Poetry or Dramatic texts.
Modules in Literature include:
Introduction to Critical and Cultural Theory
20th Century Fiction
18th Century Literature,
Renaissance and Revolutions: English Literature 1580-1700
Perspectives on Contemporary Performance
Process and Performance
Language module choices include:
Language and Power
The Language of Humour
Literature module choices include:
City Narratives Renaissance Drama
The Rise of the Novel, British Romanticism