Drama and Theatre Arts - BA (Hons) Degree
Goldsmiths College University of London
Department of Drama and Theatre Arts, Lewisham Way, New Cross, London, SE14 6NW
Tel: 020 7919 7414
Fax: 020 7919 7413
Head of Drama Department: David Smith
Department Administrator: David Smith
This degree reflects the diversity and excitement of the subject in the new millennium, and gives you the opportunity to study the theory and practice of theatre and performance in a range of media.
You'll study in a dynamic department that offers you a balanced mix of theoretical and practical work so that both constantly inform each other. We're located within easy travelling distance of central London, so you'll be close to one of the largest concentrations of performance practices in Europe. Many of our staff are professional theatre-makers and committed researchers, and we have strong links with theatres, companies and professional organisations.
You'll benefit from our excellent on-campus facilities, including a 160-seat theatre, four performance studios, scenic workshops an open-access media suite and sound studio. In the most recent National Student Survey, 97% of students said that the course is intellectually stimulating, and 97% said that they are graduating with greater confidence in their communication skills.From the second year you'll be supported by an extra-curricular Personal and Professional Development programme that accelerates in the third year. The degree provides training for working in the performing arts and creative industries; also the independent thinking and initiative, collaborative skills, and ability to conceive and develop ideas in an articulate and organised manner that will qualify you for a wide range of careers.
Our graduates have won prestigious awards as playwrights, directors, creators of new work, and cultural leaders in the UK and internationally.