Media Studies and Theatre Studies

What is Joint Honours?

A Joint Honours degree gives you the opportunity to study two subjects as one degree. This type of degree will broaden your skill set and enhance your career prospects. You can combine any two subjects as long as they’re in different zones, find out what you can combine this subject with.

Media Studies

A joint honours degree is perfect for you if you want to study more than one subject. You can combine Media Studies with one or two other joint honours courses that are offered at our Derby Campus to create your own joint honours degree. You will be taught with students studying , but the modules you'll study will depend on how you decide to combine the subjects you choose.

You'll develop a high level of media literacy and an understanding of forms of media power and manipulation.

Theatre Studies

This course is taught by practising professional artists and active researchers with expertise in their own specialist fields. We will encourage you to explore the relationship between drama, theatre and performance and consider Theatre Studies from many different perspectives. You will encounter a wide variety of performance practice, as well as the theoretical concerns related to that practice. And you will connect to the practices at Derby Theatre and have the opportunity to engage in projects and extra-curricular activities at the Theatre.

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UCAS code: PWJ4

Start date: September

Course length: full time: three years, part time: four to six years

Campus: Derby Theatre, Kedleston Road site, Derby Campus, Markeaton Street site, Derby Campus

Fees and finance

2015/16 Fees

This is a classroom based course.

UK/EU students

  • Full time: £8,500 (each year)
  • £1,060 per module (you usually take the equivalent of 18 single modules)

International students

  • Full time: £10,900

These fees apply if you're starting this course between September 2015 and August 2016. We recommend you check fee details with us though, as they can change. Costs can increase each year.

Key Information Sets

Full time

Part time

Where will I study?

Derby Theatre, Kedleston Road site, Derby Campus, Markeaton Street site, Derby Campus