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Your future career

Your future career

Our graduates are uniquely equipped with both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to enter an extremely competitive job market.

In fact, 90% of our most graduates (DLHE 2017) were in employment or enhancing their skills with further study six months after graduation.

A degree in Drama or Dance not only gives you the relevant knowledge to enter the creative sector, but also a range of valuable transferable skills, lending itself to roles in a diverse range of industries. Our graduates often start up their own companies or undertake freelance work.

Career moves

Our graduates are now working as actors, producers, directors, drama or performing arts teachers, advertising and marketing executives and arts officers. Employers include Stagecoach Theatre Arts School, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Barbican Centre, the Almeida, National Theatre, the Sunday Times, AKA and a range of theatrical venues and education providers across the country. For more information about careers support click here

Take a look at our graduate profiles or our Alumni LinkedIn group to find out more about where your degree can take you.

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