Theatre Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Glasgow 87% 4% 2% £27750 £81600 202 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Rose Bruford College 87% 4% 2% £3250 £9000 202 Sidcup On campus Part-time
University of Glasgow 87% 5% 1% £27750 £70480 200 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 87% 5% 1% £4585 £16400 200 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 205 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 2% £27750 £70480 198 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 187 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 76% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 105 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 76% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 105 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 3% 2% £27750 £70480 206 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 92% 0% 3% £27750 £70480 184 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 90% 5% 0% £27750 £70480 211 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 91% 3% 0% £27750 £70480 209 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 5% 6% £27750 £70480 208 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 5% 2% £27750 £79290 202 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 2% £27750 £70480 208 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 193 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 189 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £79290 200 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 10% £27750 £81600 202 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 193 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 192 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 2% 3% £27750 £81600 195 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 207 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 3% 2% £27750 £81600 195 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 5% 2% £27750 £79290 202 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 2% 3% £27750 £70480 195 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 5% £27750 £79290 215 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 190 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 5% £27750 £79290 209 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 207 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 193 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 93% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 201 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 93% 0% 5% £7000 £14700 201 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 82% 0% 15% £9250 £21900 142 Egham On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 91% 5% 2% £9000 £14300 129 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of Essex 91% 5% 2% £9250 £16850 129 Colchester On campus Full-time
Leeds Beckett University 60% 2% 15% £9250 £10500 90 Leeds On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 33% 0% 10% £9250 £14500 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 79% 4% 8% £9250 £14250 139 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 72% 0% 6% £9250 £13000 143 Sunderland On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 29% 10% 10% £9250 £13200 95 Luton On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 29% 10% 10% £9250 £13200 95 Luton On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 74% 5% 9% £9250 £15000 136 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 74% 5% 9% £9250 £15000 136 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 72% 0% 6% £9250 £13000 143 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 33% 0% 10% £9250 £14500 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London - - - £4625 £7280 - London On campus Part-time
Birkbeck, University of London - - - £6935 £10920 - London On campus Part-time
University of West London 87% 4% 2% - - 202 Ealing On campus Full-time
Weymouth College - 5% 15% £5750 £5750 - Weymouth On campus Full-time
Wakefield College 92% - 35% £6750 - - Wakefield On campus Full-time
University Centre Peterborough - - 9% - - - Peterborough On campus Full-time
The Manchester College - - 9% - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
The City of Liverpool College - - 9% £6673 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
The Sheffield College - - 15% £7500 - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
The City of Liverpool College - - 15% £8410 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
The Sheffield College - - 15% £7500 - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 89% 0% 0% £4625 £7280 - London On campus Part-time
The University of Warwick 82% 0% 0% £9250 - 148 Coventry On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 89% 0% 0% £6935 £10920 - London On campus Part-time
University of Leeds 73% 0% 10% - - 158 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 93% 0% 5% - - 201 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 93% 0% 5% - - 201 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 93% 0% 5% - - 201 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 93% 0% 5% £5050 - 201 High Wycombe On campus Part-time
Wakefield College 92% - 35% £6750 - - Wakefield On campus Full-time
NESCOT North East Surrey College of Technology - - 15% £6800 - - Epsom On campus Full-time
Morley College 87% 10% 30% £6165 - - London On campus Full-time
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - 10% 5% £7000 - - Southend-on-Sea On campus Full-time
The Sheffield College - 10% 5% - - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College 75% 10% 27% £5950 - - Nuneaton On campus Full-time
The City of Liverpool College 75% 10% 27% £6673 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Bishop Auckland College - - 10% £7500 - - Bishop Auckland On campus Full-time
West Thames College - - 10% £5000 £8000 - Isleworth On campus Full-time
Southport College - - 15% £6165 - - Southport On campus Full-time
University Centre Peterborough - - 9% - - - Peterborough On campus Full-time
Bedford College - - 9% £5895 - - Bedford On campus Full-time
New College Swindon 71% - 25% - - - Swindon On campus Full-time
South Thames College 71% - 25% £5625 - - London On campus Full-time
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - 10% 5% £7000 - - Southend-on-Sea On campus Full-time
Wakefield College 92% - 35% £6750 - - Wakefield On campus Full-time
Hertford Regional College - 5% 15% £6165 - 85 Broxbourne On campus Full-time
Chesterfield College - 5% 15% £6995 - 85 Chesterfield On campus Full-time
Coventry College - - - £5225 - - Coventry On campus Full-time
South Thames College - - - £5625 - - London On campus Full-time
The Manchester College - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Coleg Llandrillo (Llandrillo College) - - - £8300 £8300 - Colwyn Bay On campus Full-time
New College Swindon 71% - 25% - - - Swindon On campus Full-time
New College Swindon 71% - 25% - - - Swindon On campus Full-time
The City of Liverpool College 71% - 25% £6673 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Craven College 71% - 25% £6950 - - Skipton On campus Full-time
Shrewsbury Colleges Group 71% - 25% £6750 - - Shrewsbury On campus Full-time
The Manchester College 71% - 25% - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Westminster Kingsway College 71% - 25% - - - London On campus Full-time
Gloucestershire College - - 5% £6700 - - Gloucester On campus Full-time
Bury College - - 5% £7500 - - Bury On campus Full-time
South Thames College - - 5% £5100 - - London On campus Full-time
The Sheffield College 92% 15% 20% £7500 - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Cardiff and Vale College 92% 15% 20% £7500 - - Rumney On campus Full-time
New College Durham 74% 5% 40% £9000 - - Durham On campus Full-time
Bradford College - - - £7750 - - Bradford On campus Part-time
University of South Wales 82% - 5% £7500 £12300 60 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
The Bournemouth and Poole College 82% - 5% £6750 - 60 Poole On campus Full-time
Grimsby Institute 90% - 10% £8500 - - Grimsby On campus Full-time
Doncaster College and University Centre 90% - 10% £7400 - - Doncaster On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 90% - 10% - - - Lancaster On campus Part-time
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 90% - 10% £7800 £17979 - Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Surrey 74% 2% 1% - - 135 Guildford On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London - - 10% £9250 £14560 - London On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London - - - £9250 £14560 - London On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London - - - £9250 £14560 - London On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London - - - £6935 £10920 - London On campus Part-time
The University of Warwick 93% 0% 5% £9250 - 147 Coventry On campus Full-time
The Sheffield College 91% 5% 2% £7500 - 129 Sheffield On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 85% 0% 5% £9250 - 141 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of the Arts London 42% 2% 4% £9250 - 135 London On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 89% 0% 15% £9250 - 135 Coventry On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 82% 0% 15% £9250 - 142 Egham On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 97% 0% 5% £9250 - 141 Coventry On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 97% 0% 5% £9000 - 141 Wrexham On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 60% 2% 15% £9000 - 90 Wrexham On campus Full-time
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education 60% 2% 15% £8000 - 90 Southend-on-Sea On campus Full-time
The Bournemouth and Poole College 60% 2% 15% £9250 - 90 Poole On campus Full-time
University Centre Peterborough - - - £8000 - - Peterborough On campus Full-time
Hereford College of Arts - - - £9000 - - Hereford On campus Full-time
Brooksby Melton College - - 15% £7500 - - Brooksby On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 33% 0% 10% - - 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
WCG -Warwickshire College Group - - 10% £7975 £11450 - Leamington Spa On campus Full-time
WCG -Warwickshire College Group - - 10% £7975 £11450 - Leamington Spa On campus Full-time
Teesside University 79% 4% 8% £9250 - 139 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Brooksby Melton College - - 15% £7500 - - Brooksby On campus Full-time
University of East London 56% - 18% £9250 £13740 98 London On campus Full-time
BIMM - British and Irish Modern Music Institute 76% - 11% £9250 £15950 118 Hove On campus Full-time
University of Chester 68% 5% 14% £9250 - 134 Chester On campus Full-time
Nottingham College 68% 5% 14% £8250 - 134 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Grimsby Institute 68% 5% 14% £8500 - 134 Grimsby On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 71% - 10% £9250 £37350 95 Bolton On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 87% - 13% £7500 - 132 Bath On campus Full-time
Hereford College of Arts - - - £9000 - - Hereford On campus Full-time
WCG -Warwickshire College Group - - 10% £4500 £6000 - Leamington Spa On campus Full-time
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama - - 10% - - - London On campus Full-time
Conservatoire for Dance and Drama - - 10% £11400 £25500 - London On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
80 /100
14574 students of Theatre Studies in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Theatre Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £17966 £16476 £20157
25-75 percentile range £14890 - £22414 £11970 - £21294 £14870 - £25688

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18976 £17305 £21223
25-75 percentile range £14854 - £22939 £12524 - £21928 £15364 - £26404

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Theatre Studies

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Theatre Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Theatre Studies

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Entertaining Companies
  • Art Museums
  • Ballet Companies
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Cruise Lines
  • Movie Studios
  • Party Companies
  • Performing Arts Companies
  • Radio/TV/Film
  • Theatres
  • Talent Agencies

Specialisations within Theatre Studies

  • Critical Studies
  • Dramatic Writing
  • Acting
  • Design
  • Dramaturgy and Directing

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Theatre Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Theatre Studies (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Theatre Studies at Anglia Ruskin University

25% Elementary occupations
20% Artistic, literary and media occupations
15% Sales occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Caring personal services

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Theatre Studies

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Theatre Studies studies:
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Master of Research - MA (Res)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Foundation Degree - FD
  • Doctor of Performing Arts - DPerf
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG)

The median salary of graduates of Theatre Studies was £17966 15 months after graduation, £16476 3 years after graduation and £20157 5 years after graduation.

Performing Arts at Wrexham Glyndwr University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 97 out of 100 among 14 respondents.