Drama undergraduate modules

These Drama modules were available to BA Drama single honours undergraduate students during the current and previous academic years.
While they are representative of the range of choices which will be available to you during your degree, you should note that modules will change depending on the research interests of staff.
Check the Programme Structure pages for modules on the Drama combined honours programmes.

Current Students should check the modules running this academic year on the College of Humanities intranet pages.

Current Year and Previous Year Modules

Level 1 modules

Core Modules (Term One)

Module Credits
Acting and Not Acting: The Dialectics of Performance 30
Pretexts and Contexts of Drama 1 30

Core Modules (Term Two)

Module Credits
Research and Performance 30
Theatrical Interpretation: Practitioners 30

Level 2 modules

Core Modules (Term One)

Module Credits
Staging The Text 30

Optional Modules (Term One)

Module Credits
Activism and Performance 30
Culture in / as Performance 30
Cultures of the Street 30
Social Practice in Art and Performance 30
Theatre and Health 30

Core Modules (Term Two)

Module Credits
Performance and Interpretation 30

Optional Modules (Term Two)

Module Credits
Applied Drama: Interactive Theatre 30
Digital Theatrecrafts 30
Live Art 30
Person, Place, Belief, Identity, Performance 30
Theatre Practice Dance/Choreography 30
Theatre Practice II: Interpretative Acting 30
Voice for the Actor 30

Level 3 modules

Core modules

Module Credits
Practical Essay 30
Theatre Praxis 30

Theatre practice optional modules

Module Credits
Interpretative Acting II 30
Physical Performance: Choreography in Theatre-Making 30
Playwriting 30
Practice II: Technical Specialisation 30
Shakespeare Scene in Action 30
Theatre Practice I: Applied Drama 30
Theatre Practice II: Directing 30
Voice Theatres 30
Working Together: Performer Training for Collective Creation 30

Theatre research optional modules

Module Credits
Creative Industries Management 30
Death in Modern Theatre 30
Ghosts & Hauntology in Theatre and Performance 30
History of Acting 30
Melodrama: Theatre and Film 30
Restoration Theatre:Culture and Politics 30
The Actor's Body: Intercultural Theories and Practices 30
Theatre & Globalisation: 21st Century Black British Drama 30
Theatre for a Changing Climate 30