Drama and History – BA


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Explore the relationship between drama and history with this interdisciplinary programme

Our BA Drama and History programme gives you the opportunity to explore theatre and the times and places in which it has happened.  You will investigate the fascinating relationship between performance and history, through lectures, seminars, making performance, field work and more.  You will study compulsory History and Drama modules, while gaining increasing freedom to study the topics and historical periods that interest you most over the course of the degree—whether that’s discovering what it was like to go to the theatre in nineteenth-century London, delving into the relationship between empire and performance, and more.  Queen Mary’s work in both Drama and History is internationally renowned, you will be taught by some of the world’s leading academics and artists in both subjects, who will help you develop into informed critics, historians, performance makers and writers.

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Career support You’ll have access to bespoke careers support during every step of your degree, including personal academic support from experts in both history and English literature. A practical third-year module will prepare you for the transition from university to working life by researching career, entrepreneurial and postgraduate study prospects. Our careers team can also offer: specialist advice on choosing a career path, support with finding work experience, internships and graduate jobs feedback on CVs, cover letters and application forms, interview coaching.