Business Studies with Drama BSc (Hons)
Key Course Facts
Studying business at the Magee campus provides students with extensive choice. In this case Business Studies may be taken as a Major subject with Drama as the Minor subject.
The flexible structure of this programme affords students the opportunity of choosing a pathway to suit their own personal interests and career aspirations. Graduates will have generic skills in particular management functions, for example accounting, marketing and human resource management. The programme is particularly suited for graduates wishing to go on to develop a career in management. The programme equips graduates for a management career in industry, commerce or the public sector. It also provides the entrepreneurial and innovation skills necessary for the creation of new business ventures and to stimulate the competitive impetus for managing and developing existing businesses. Drama as a minor subject helps develop supporting expertise of particular interest to the student.
Below you can see course specific reviews for 133 graduates of Business Studies with Drama BSc (Hons) at Ulster University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Drama.
Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.
All Drama courses of Ulster University
Salary of all UK Graduates of Drama
|15 months after graduation||3 years after graduation||5 years after graduation|
|25-75 percentile range||£19143 - £28107||£16427 - £28868||£18611 - £34546|
All Drama courses of UK
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Business Studies with Drama, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.
Jobs & Career Perspectives
15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.
All Drama courses of Ulster University
Job in line with future plans
Utilise skills from studies
Work is meaningful
Required skill level of job after 15 months
% Skilled jobs
Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)
Example below based on all graduates of Business Studies with Drama BSc (Hons) at Ulster University
|10%||Science, engineering and technology associate professionals|
|10%||Artistic, literary and media occupations|
|10%||Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations|
|10%||Customer service occupations|
|5%||Librarians and Related Professionals|
Grading & Study Time
Study Time Distribution
Students of the course received the following grades
Entry Requirements / Admissions
UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course
All Drama courses of Ulster University
Applicants may be able to satisfy the requirement for one A-Level B or C grade by substituting a combination of alternative qualification to the same standard as defined by UCAS.
Overall Access profile 66% - 70%.
To include 12 points at higher level
To include Unit profile of 8 - 9 distinctions.
GCSE For full-time study, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements for admission to a first degree course and hold a GCSE pass in English Language and Mathematics at grade C or above (or equivalent). Essential Skills Level 2 Mathematics will be accepted as equivalent to GCSE Maths and Essential Skills Level 2 Communication will be accepted as equivalent to GCSE English. English language requirements for international applicants The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes. Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.
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Visa Requirements for International StudentsVisa requirement
All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.
International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.Permission to work while studying
University of Ulster is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.
Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)
After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.
Tuition Fees Business Studies with Drama BSc (Hons)
|England UK||£9250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£4530||year 1|
Additional fee information
Further information about full time undergraduate fees can be found at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-finance/undergraduate.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2023
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
Positions of Ulster University in top UK and global rankings.
Rankings of Ulster University in related subject specific rankings.
Arts Visual & Performing
- Drama, Dance & Cinematics
CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
[Published 13 June, 2022]
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What students say about studying Drama in the UK?
About Ulster University
Ulster University is a publicly funded higher education institution located in Northern Ireland. The university owns and manages four main campuses: Belfast, Coleraine, Jordanstown, and Magee. Each campus hosts its own special facilities for the departments that occupy them, with some of the facilities between them including an award-winning Law Clinic, television and radio studios, Clinical Physiology suites, among many other well-equipped facilities.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Business Studies with Drama BSc (Hons)||Ulster University||75%||0%||7%||£9250||£15360||121||Coleraine||On campus Full-time|
|Theatre Studies and Arts Management with Foundation Year BA (Hons)||Birkbeck, University of London||75%||0%||7%||£4625||£7280||121||London||On campus Part-time|
|Business Management and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||65%||5%||11%||£9250||£11400||106||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Business Management and Musical Theatre BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||65%||5%||11%||£9250||£11400||106||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Management of Music, Entertainment, Theatre and Events BA (Hons)||Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts||67%||0%||10%||£9250||£17200||132||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Arts and Festivals Management and Drama BA (Hons)||De Montfort University||71%||0%||0%||£9250||£14250||104||Leicester||On campus Full-time|
|Stage Management and Technical Theatre BA (Hons)||Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama||71%||0%||0%||£9000||£22505||104||Cardiff||On campus Full-time|
|Stage Management and Technical Theatre Production MA||Queen Margaret University||-||-||-||£8100||-||-||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Stage Management and Technical Theatre FdA||Newcastle College||81%||-||25%||£9000||-||-||Newcastle||On campus Full-time|
|Stage Management and Technical Theatre BA (Hons)||Royal Central School of Speech and Drama||44%||0%||2%||-||-||143||London||On campus Full-time|
|Professional Doctorate - Emergency Services Management ProfDoc||Edge Hill University||-||-||-||£2820||£8500||-||Ormskirk||On campus Part-time|
|Business Management PgDip||University of Suffolk||-||-||-||£8496||£12996||-||Ipswich||On campus Full-time|
|Advanced Health and Care Management (Value-Based) PgDip||Swansea University||-||-||-||£7750||£13050||-||Swansea||On campus Full-time|
|Food Production Management MSc/PGDip PgDip||The University of Nottingham||-||-||-||-||-||-||Nottingham||On campus Full-time|
|Reliability Engineering and Asset Management PgDip||The University of Manchester||-||-||-||£21000||£21000||-||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|Advanced Health and Care Management (Innovation and Transformation) PgDip||Swansea University||-||-||-||£7750||£13050||-||Swansea||On campus Full-time|
|International Business Management PgDip||Cardiff Metropolitan University||-||-||-||£10000||-||-||Cardiff||On campus Full-time|
|Arts Management PgDip||Bath Spa University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Bath||On campus Part-time|
|International Human Resource Management with eligibility for CIPD Advanced Level 7 Qualification PgDip||Manchester Metropolitan University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|Manufacturing Management PGDip PgDip||Ulster University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Coleraine||On campus Full-time|