About the course
Hull has an established reputation in both Drama and English. We have pioneered Drama for more than 50 years, and our graduates regularly go on to notable careers in theatre, TV and film. With Philip Larkin, Winifred Holtby and Andrew Marvell among the notable figures who have left their literary mark on the city, you don’t have to look far for inspiration to fire your imagination. Our Drama and English courses are central to Hull's status as UK City of Culture 2017. You’ll be at the heart of a huge cultural celebration, and there are plenty of opportunities to get involved.
From the start of your degree, you’ll be engaging with dramatic texts, theatre history, modes of criticism, and a wide range of performance practices. Alongside studying core modules, there are a diverse range of optional modules allowing you to tailor the degree to your career ambitions.
Your studies will be enhanced by excellent facilities at the University, which regularly attracts internationally renowned visiting authors. The Gulbenkian Centre is a hub of activity for Drama students. A Grade ll listed building, it features a theatre, studios and workshop spaces. This is your home when studying drama at Hull. Working collaboratively with staff throughout your course, the aim is for you to take over this space, with students ultimately becoming responsible for every element of a production process. You'll also enjoy our new facilities – like Middleton Hall, where we've invested £9.5 million to create a world-class concert venue, music theatre and cinema, with industry-standard recording facilities.