Undergraduate study in Drama

What you can study in Drama

As part of a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Drama you will combine the literary study of drama with experience in all aspects of performance.

Advanced Drama courses provide training in acting and involve a full-scale, public production.

As you proceed with your study you can concentrate on areas such as acting, writing or directing; or you might choose to focus on the historical or theoretical study of drama.

Structuring your BA major in Drama

You can take a major in Drama as one of your two BA majors (a double major). You will need to pass at least 120 points (eight courses) towards each of your majors, including at least 45 points (three courses) at Stage III.

If you first enrolled in a BA prior to 2018

  • For a single major you must pass at least 135 points, including at least 60 points above Stage II.
  • For a double major you must pass at least 120 points in each of two majors, including at least 45 points above Stage II in each major.
  • For a BA minor you must pass at least 90 points, including at least 60 points above Stage I.

BA courses in Drama

Explore the undergraduate courses you can take as part of a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Drama. You would normally take Stage I courses in your first year, Stage II in your second and Stage III in your third.

Required courses

You must pass the following courses as part of the Drama major:

  • DRAMA 202, 301 and 302

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

For help with planning your BA and enrolling in your courses, please contact the Arts Students' Centre.

If you would like to find out more about studying Drama, you can contact our Undergraduate Adviser.