Drama – Bath Spa University


Explore your creative identity by studying Drama with us, and gain the skills you need for a variety of exciting careers

University of the Year for Social Inclusion

Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2024

Joint 2nd in the UK

and #1 in the South West for Value Added in Drama and Dance (Guardian University Guide, 2024) 

#10 in the UK

and #1 in the South West for Student Satisfaction in Drama, Dance and Cinematics (Complete University Guide, 2024) 

Do you want to be a director, performer, practitioner, producer, writer, researcher, facilitator, teacher or lecturer? If so, then find your place with us in the world of drama by developing performance work and undertaking projects that allow you to explore your creative identity. We'll give you the performance, critical and creative skills that you need to thrive in whatever your chosen career.

Find out what our Drama students get up to via Bath Spa Live.

"Through studying Drama I acquired the confidence to stand up in front of a group of young people and lead a workshop – a workshop that may include elements of creativity, or drama games to assist learning. And I think the most valuable thing I’ve learned is that I don’t have to do just one thing. I’m a teacher, a writer, a consultant, a facilitator, a project manager, an events organiser, a social media content producer and so much more."

From BA Drama to LGBTQIA+ sex ed: read Laura's career story
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"The Drama lecturers were committed to giving us the tools we needed to thrive in further education and become well-rounded, creative and collaborative Drama practitioners."

Bethan Clothier, BA (Hons) Drama alumni  

"There is a great mix of performance and theory within this course, that will give you an excellent grounding within the subject for whichever field you go into - whether that be teaching, performing or directing."

Charlotte Stroud, BA (Hons) Drama alumni

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