University of Roehampton
Film and Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies BA (Hons)
University of Roehampton

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Our leading film scholars and award-winning filmmakers will help you build a strong foundation for a career in film. You will explore film history, theory and production, and learn about the latest trends in digital and 3D cinema, alongside an approach to thinking about and creating theatre and performance. We offer a location so close to one of the most well-known and respected performance cities, and a curriculum of exciting and varied modules.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 47 graduates of Film and Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies BA (Hons) at University of Roehampton for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Film Studies.

Overall student satisfaction
58 /100
47 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Film and Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies BA (Hons) at University of Roehampton

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Film and Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies BA (Hons) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19500 £21000 £25500
25-75 percentile range £17000 - £24000 £15000 - £26000 £18500 - £32000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Film Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19120 £17669 £21243
25-75 percentile range £16089 - £22752 £13126 - £22554 £15891 - £27032

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Film and Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

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.

Current jobs

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 Film and Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies BA (Hons) at University of Roehampton

20% Administrative occupations
15% Artistic, literary and media occupations
15% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Sales occupations
5% Media Professionals
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Caring personal services
5% Customer service occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Please see https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/applying/undergraduate-entry-requirements/

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band
TOEFL (iBT) 80 with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20
PTE Academic 51 with no less than 51 in any band
Cambridge English Advanced grade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Film and Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies, BA (Hons).

Costs

Tuition Fees Film and Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies BA (Hons)

Channel Islands £9250 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
International £13145 year 1

Additional fee information

Costs for 2020 entry.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
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
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
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

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

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)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Roehampton in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Roehampton in related subject specific rankings.

Journalism & Media Studies

    • #29 
    • #35 
    Communication & Media Studies
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]
    • #11 
    • #14 
    Journalism, Publishing & Public Relations
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published ]

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #63 
    • #601 
    Social Sciences
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]

See all university rankings of University of Roehampton

What students say about studying Film Studies in the UK?

  • WHY YOU SHOULD STUDY FILM | University/Film School
  • Department of Film Studies
  • My entire education experience in the UK | Studying Film in London | advice from a graduate
  • MY COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (ucla film school)
  • What is Film Studies?
  • Is Film School For You? 5 Reasons You Should & Shouldn't Attend

About University of Roehampton

The University of Roehampton is a government funded university in the London Borough of Wandsworth. The university began its existence as a women’s teacher training college, and only much later in 2004 became an officially recognised university. Roehampton is made up of four distinct colleges: Digby Stuart College, Froebel College, Southlands College and Whitelands College.

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Where is this programme taught

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Main Site - Erasmus House
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