Drama and Scriptwriting BA (Hons)

UCAS code WW84 BA/SD

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About this course 2015/16

Have you got a story to tell? If you enjoy scriptwriting as much as you do performing it then this is the course for you. More than the average drama degree, enhance your creative writing skills through the study of specific mediums including stage, radio, TV and film.

Learn how to build suspense and drama on the page and then bring it to life through direction and performance. Tread the boards in Northumbria’s contemporary theatre space and have your own work showcased in front of industry professionals at our prestigious partner venues.

Our Drama and Scriptwriting course will introduce you to an active and friendly network of students and practitioners engaging you in a truly collaborative way of working – the key to success in the arts sector.

Guided by lecturers including Scotsman Fringe First award-winners, students of this course will graduate with exceptional communications skills. With these skills, you will be set to succeed in a wide range of careers including writing, acting, directing, teaching, arts management and a multitude of communications roles. From securing a place on the Royal Court Theatre Young Writer’s programme to taking their own brand of comedy to the Edinburgh Fringe, the success of our recent graduates demonstrates just how diverse your options can be.

About this course 2016/17

Course Update

We continuously work with students, employers and professional bodies to improve our courses.  This includes integrating our cutting edge research into your learning experience and creating opportunities for you to enhance your employability through our network of partners and extensive links with industry and public sector organisations.

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By sharing your details we will also be able to confirm 2016/17 fees as soon as possible.

Have you got a story to tell? If you enjoy scriptwriting as much as you do performing it then this is the course for you. More than the average drama degree, enhance your creative writing skills through the study of specific mediums including stage, radio, TV and film.

Learn how to build suspense and drama on the page and then bring it to life through direction and performance. Tread the boards in Northumbria’s contemporary theatre space and have your own work showcased in front of industry professionals at our prestigious partner venues.

Our Drama and Scriptwriting course will introduce you to an active and friendly network of students and practitioners engaging you in a truly collaborative way of working – the key to success in the arts sector.

Guided by lecturers including Scotsman Fringe First award-winners, students of this course will graduate with exceptional communications skills. With these skills, you will be set to succeed in a wide range of careers including writing, acting, directing, teaching, arts management and a multitude of communications roles. From securing a place on the Royal Court Theatre Young Writer’s programme to taking their own brand of comedy to the Edinburgh Fringe, the success of our recent graduates demonstrates just how diverse your options can be.

Course info

UCAS Code WW84 BA/SD

Level of Study Undergraduate

Mode of Study 3 years full-time

Department Arts

Location Squires Building, Newcastle City Campus

City Newcastle

Start September 2015 or September 2016