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249 Drama Colleges in 6 Countries Offering 1368 Courses

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singapore, Singapore
Rank : #1
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
17100
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
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auckland, New Zealand
Rank : #1
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
32392
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Mar, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
32392
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
33688
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Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
33688
IELTS -  
Band 6
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Mar, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
39584
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
39584
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
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parkville, Australia
Rank : #1
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
28928
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
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Feb
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
28928
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
32512
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb,July
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
33856
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
40128
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
52812
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb
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dublin, Ireland
Rank : #1
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
14515
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
18300
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
19940
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
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stanford, United States
Rank : #2
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
16901
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
80781
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Dec
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
80781
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Jan
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singapore, Singapore
Rank : #2
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
15200
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Aug
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london, United Kingdom
Rank : #3
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
16340
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
20540
IELTS -  
Band 7.5
Intake -  
Sep
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dunedin, New Zealand
Rank : #3
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
23900
IELTS -  
Band 6
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Feb, Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
23900
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
25109
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
25109
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
25600
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
25600
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
25600
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
26364
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
26364
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
26364
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
31500
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
31500
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb
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edinburgh, United Kingdom
Rank : #4
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
13700
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
19300
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
19300
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
20100
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
23200
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
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galway, Ireland
Rank : #4
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
15550
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
15550
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
15550
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
15550
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
15550
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
15550
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
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christchurch, New Zealand
Rank : #4
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
30200
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
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sydney, Australia
Rank : #4
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
36940
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
36940
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
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darlington, Australia
Rank : #5
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
46500
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
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camperdown, Australia
Rank : #5
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
39000
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
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hamilton, New Zealand
Rank : #6
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
23325
IELTS -  
Band 5.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
27830
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Updated on - May 29th 2020 by Rachit Agrawal

Overview

Drama comes under performing arts; it is the direct way of communication to express a story, emotion through an act. There are popular dramas written in the history of literature. This mode of fiction can be in the form of a play, opera, mime, ballet. In the Shakespearian era drama was also called a play as William Shakespeare penned down some heart-wrenching dramas.

The stories of drama are enacted in a theatre or stage which includes a number of actors portraying varied roles. Many people get into this field which is popularly called theatre and are genuinely skilled and interested in it. The actors who have experience in theatre get good jobs in the film industry as theatre experience is vital in the acting industry and it just grooms the acting skills in you.

Another form of act is mime which can also be explained as silent act or silent comedy. It can also have a mix of background music, visuals, sound effects etc. There are various kinds of drama like poetic drama, musical drama, closet drama etc.

Drama has its history written years back. It is an important element of society even today as it tells us about our culture, history, region, religion and lot more along with blending itself perfectly in the film and television industry.

Courses in Drama

There are many valuable courses offered by the foreign universities in the field of drama and theatre.

Mostly the courses offered are B.A. in Theatre and Drama and M.A. in Theatre and Drama

Top Universities Abroad for Theatre and Drama

Some of the top universities for performing arts are

  • Harvard University
  • New York University
  • Sibelius Academy
  • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • University of Music and Performing arts, Vienna
  • Yale School of Drama
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
  • The Julliard School
  • The Oxford School of Drama

Scholarships Available

Some of the most prestigious universities abroad offer scholarships to the students in the following stream.

  • Yale School of Drama – they offer scholarships for the international students
  • Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship award is offered by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland for students of China, India, Canada and USA

Course Details Level Wise

Level

Graduation , Post Graduation

Duration

Graduation – 3 Years, Post Graduation – 1 - 2 Years

Type

Bachelor of Arts in Drama (B.A),  Master of Arts in Drama (M.A)

Eligibility

Bachelor of Arts in Drama/Theatre

  • 10+2 education completed in any field from a recognized educational Board.
  • Dance as a optional subject is preferred
  • A minimum total score of 50% at the 10+2 level.
  • Basic skills in dance.
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores

Master of Arts in Theatre/Drama

  • A graduation degree in any field, preferably in the related field
  • Many institutes also prefer candidates with a graduation with courses in dance with a minimum score between 60 and 80.
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores

Admission Process

Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a college entrance test. Admission process generally varies across colleges.

Average Salary

The average salary starts from 3 to 6 Lakh and vary as per position

Top Recruiters

Film Industry, Acting Colleges & Universities, Theatres,TV Programmes, Stage Show & Street Plays, Gaming Companies, radio companies

Position Offered

Actor, Director & Producer, Teacher & Academician, Performing Arts Critic, Theatre Writer, Community Practitioner

 

Top Universities Level Wise

Name

Location

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts

New York University

New York USA

 

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Scotland,UK

Sibelius Academy

Finland, Europe

Yale School of Drama

New Haven, Conneticut, USA

 

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Bloomsbury, London

The Oxford School of Drama

Woodstock,UK

The Julliard School

New York, USA

 

Requirements and Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor of Arts in Drama/Theatre

  • 10+2 education completed in any field from a recognized educational Board.
  • Dance as a optional subject is preferred
  • A minimum total score of 50% at the 10+2 level.
  • Basic skills in dance.
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores

Master of Arts in Theatre/Drama

  • A graduation degree in any field, preferably in the related field
  • Many institutes also prefer candidates with a graduation with courses in dance with a minimum score between 60 and 80.
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores

Course and Syllabus

Semester I

Semester II

Yoga

Yoga

Acting - Part I

Appreciation Courses

Cultural heritage

Acting - Part II

Computer application

Skills

Language-

Cultural History and Heritage

1. English language course

Languages

Semester III

Semester IV

Yoga and Meditation

Yoga and Meditation

Appreciation Courses

Skills

Skills

Acting (Production Oriented) - Part IV

Acting (Specialization) - Part III

Cultural History and Heritage

Cultural History and Heritage

Languages

Languages

 

Semester V

Semester VI

Yoga and Meditation

Internship and Final Project

Acting Specialization - Production of Play (Practical) - Part V

 -

Play Before the Audience

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Career and Scope

The field of acting and drama is something everyone wants to be in, it makes you famous, rich and glamorous but at the same time it is the most competitive field of all. Some of the acting schools in India and abroad give you the perfect opportunity to act in Bollywood movies and television shows otherwise you need to struggle for the same.

With the rise of digital media, more and more webseries have been coming up which give these actors a chance to work on quality content where it is the acting that matters the most.

There is no age for one to become an actor, you can be a youngster or a 60 year old, it is the skill that matters. There have been numerous job opportunities in the field of acting.

This field is a perfect opportunity to make people happy, sad and keep them entertained.

Job and Salary Scope

The salary of the actors depend upon the budget of the project,play and their role. However some of the common salary figures are given below.

JOB POSITION

JOB DESCRIPTION

AVERAGE SALARY/yearly

Theatre writer

They are also called the screenplay writer who write the scenes for the play and entertain the audience.

INR 400,000

Assist. Event manager

They manage every occasion of the play right from arranging, organizing, making agenda as well as resource arrangement until the end of the event.

INR 450,000

Producer

The Producer is the financial support for the making of films and events organized.

INR 800,000

Acting consultant

They help to counsel the customers with the ideal recommendations of actors on the basis of story as well as its characters

INR 600,000

Teacher

A teacher is trainer or a coach in acting who can teach to the candidates in best and deeper way.

INR 350,000

     

 

 

Study Abroad Expert & Co-Founder @ AdmitKard

Rachit believes in the power of education and has studied from the top institutes of IIIT Allahabad, IIM Calcutta, and Francois Rabelias in France. He has worked as Software Developer with Microsoft and Adobe. Post his MBA, he worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group across multiple geographies US, South-East Asia and Europe.
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