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Undergraduate programmes

Theatre BA

Theatre at Brunel has been designed for students who aspire to work in today’s diverse theatre industry.

BA Theatre is highly practice focused and you will learn core skills in theatre making and performance while at the same time studying historical, theoretical and critical perspectives.

Our teaching team of practitioners and artists are specialists in the fields of theatre, performance and live art, and you will taught in Brunel’s purpose built Antonin Artaud Performance Centre. You will have access to our fully equipped main house and studio theatres and a large suite of rehearsal and recording studios, as well as becoming part of Brunel’s vibrant and creative artistic community. Find out more

Theatre and Creative Writing BA

Combine your theatre studies with creative writing and you will deepen your skills with a sound grounding in the fundamental techniques of fiction, poetry and theatre-writing. You’ll also appreciate what it takes to make it as a writer in the real world and make a living in a creative economy.

Brunel offers one of the most highly regarded Creative Writing programmes in the UK; with many staff members are active as writers for performance, or as cultural critics. Find out more

Theatre and English BA

Choose to study Theatre and English and you’ll expand your knowledge and understanding of literature, giving yourself a wonderful range of references to draw on in the future. A rich range of options can include fairy tales, postmodernism, popular literature, south Asian writing, women’s writing, experimental literatures and digital technologies.

The English department focuses on helping students read texts in fresh and diverse ways, looking at literature in all its structures and forms as well as the contexts in which it is produced and read. Studying the relations between writer, text and reader relates directly to contemporary work in the theatre. Find out more