What can I do with a Drama degree?

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Are you thinking about studying at Newman but unsure of which course would suit you? Factors to consider are: what subject area interests you, what style of degree will suit you and your long-term career aspirations.

Today, we are looking at the types of careers a Drama degree opens up for you. Depending upon the exact content of your degree, you can look at jobs such as:

Some of the above may require additional training.

Also as part of this degree you will gain many transferrable skills that many graduate employers will value, so do not restrict your thinking to the jobs listed above. Useful websites to explore your ideas are Prospects and Target Jobs.

What did Drama graduates do 6 months after graduation?

A large proportion of Drama graduates are employed six months after graduation. 10% of these are employed as actors, entertainers and presenters.

For a detailed breakdown of what Drama students are doing six months after graduation, see What Do Graduates Do?

Here you will find a full description of Newman’s BA (Hons) degree in Drama, Theatre and Applied Performance  including entry requirements.

To find out more, we would like to welcome you to one of our Virtual Open Days where you can ask academics and current students’ questions about the course and what Newman is like as a place of study. Please get in touch if you think we can help you take the next step in your career journey.