Programme And Module Handbook
 
Programme Specification


Date Specification Approved 16/07/2022
College College Arts and Law
School Eng, Drama, & Creative Studies
Department Drama and Theatre Arts
Partner College and School
Collaborative Organisation and Form of Collaboration
Qualification and Programme Title B.A. Drama and Theatre Arts with Semester Abroad Full-time
Programme Code 023F
Delivery Location Campus
Language of Study English
Length of Programme 3 Year(s)
Accreditations This programme has no outside accreditations
Aims of the Programme The programme provides a specialism in various areas of Drama and Theatre Arts, and aims to give students the opportunity to learn about different aspects of drama and theatre; theatre history, performance theory, dramatic analysis, technical roles, actor training. The programme operates through a number of different teaching methods; small group teaching, production work, practical seminars, large group lectures.

The semester abroad will provide students with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the society and culture of a foreign country while gaining experience of a different academic environment and way of teaching. The semester abroad also provides an opportunity for students to improve their existing language proficiency (where applicable) as well as enhancing their organisation and communication skills and their employability through a proven ability to succeed in a foreign setting.
Programme Outcomes
Students are expected to have Knowledge and Understanding of: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
A working understanding of the ways in which practical and theoretical work in drama and theatre arts necessarily inform one another
A knowledge of drama in all its aspects.
A working knowledge of the language of theatre practice
An understanding and appreciation of the theatrical output of different periods and places and an understanding of various critical approaches to theatre
A basic working knowledge of theatre crafts (sound, lighting, stage management, costume)
A range of transferable skills which will enable them to work effectively both individually and in groups
Demonstrate the ability to study relevant topics at an international institution and appreciate the difference between study in the UK and overseas.
Lectures, small group teaching, practical and theoretical workshops, performance projects (student and staff led), Semester Abroad
Written assessments, oral assessments (essays, oral presentations), practical performance assessments, written examinations, assessments according to requirements of host institution.
Students are expected to have attained the following Skills and other Attributes: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
The ability to produce written assignments informed by research
The ability to complete staff and student led projects (both practically and theoretically informed) both on an individual and a group basis
The ability to understand the complexities of dramatic texts and theatre histories from the perspective of both a scholar and a performer
Cross-cultural awareness (ability to understand, communicate effectively and interact with people across cultures)
To develop a range of marketable skills including problem solving, communication, patience and perseverance, determination, self-motivation, analytical and study skills through direct interactions with society and institutions in another country.
Lectures, small group teaching, practical and theoretical workshops, performance projects (student and staff led), Semester Abroad
Written assessments, oral assessments (essays, oral presentations), practical performance assessments, written examinations, assessment according to requirements of host institution