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Drama and Production (Advanced Entry)

University of the Highlands and Islands

Venues

Inverness College UHI, Shetland College UHI, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

If you dream of pursuing a career relating to drama and theatre, the BA (Hons) Drama and Production is ideal. With a focus on devising, production and entrepreneurship skills, you will be trained to be performers, practitioners, producers and researchers. The degree also offers progression into wider study and career pathways relating to health and well-being (drama therapy), education (PGDE with drama) and arts administration.

The course combines theoretical, practical and performance-based approaches, along with a programme of master classes, workshops and performances delivered by professionals working within the industry. You will be encouraged to develop your own professional network and will benefit from the programme’s connections with theatre practitioners and arts centres in the region. This will give you fantastic access to a variety of placements and performance opportunities, as well as supporting you beyond the course and onwards onto your chosen path.

The programme facilitates in-house, extra-curricular productions as well as organising visiting productions, allowing you to develop considerable performance production skills and giving you valuable experience to ensure you are industry-ready. These experiences greatly enhance learning and teaching across the degree, allowing you to make connections with the local and wider performance communities.

In your final year, you will develop a major piece of practice-based and/or text-based research, drawing on the critical, performance and production skills you have developed throughout the degree. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to showcase your performance work at venues and festivals across the region.

Entry Requirements

HNC Acting and Performance

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

UCAS Code

W440

Course Length

6 years

Department

Creative Industries

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uhi.ac.uk

Career Area

Performing Arts